Downstate Man Drowns In Lake Superior

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man was the victim of an apparent drowning in Lake Superior yesterday.

49-year-old Andrew Kneeshaw of Grand Blanc died in the incident reported near the shore of McLain State Park in Houghton County.

Reports say Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a stranded swimmer yelling for help off the shore of the park around 12:50 yesterday afternoon.

A nearby surfer assisted Kneeshaw back to shore and began CPR.

He was then taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium where he was pronounced dead.

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