Authorities look for swimmer missing in Green Lake

Allegan County

LEIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for a 58-year-old Caledonia man who vanished in a northern Allegan County lake Saturday.

The search is on Green Lake, which is east of Moline in Leighton Township. Witnesses told the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office the man was swimming off his pontoon when he went under the water shortly after 2 p.m.

A photo of when dive teams were searching for missing man in Green Lake. (July 20, 2019)
A photo of when dive teams were searching for missing man in Green Lake. (July 20, 2019)

Authorities say they started to search for him, but were forced to stop due to hazardous conditions from a storm.

The search began again Sunday morning, but authorities say information about where the man was last seen are “sketchy.”

Allegan County authorities called in the Kent County Dive Team to get extra sonar and underwater cameras.

The man’s name wasn’t released Sunday.

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