PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has died after swimming at Holland State Park Sunday afternoon.
Authorities initially responded around 3:40 p.m. to a report of a person struggling in the water near the north pier.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources officers were first on scene and pulled the man onto the pier. Officers performed life-saving efforts, but the victim, a 52-year-old man from the Grand Rapids area, died at the scene.
Authorities have not yet confirmed the death as a drowning, saying that it could have been caused by a medical situation.
While on scene, emergency teams responded to another rescue effort nearby. That person was able to get out and is OK, authorities said.
A red flag warning indicating dangerous water conditions was in place at the time, the sheriff’s office said.
Several other surrounding agencies responded to the scene.