10 boaters overcome by carbon monoxide in Lake MI

Southwest Michigan
Crews assist boaters overcome by carbon monoxide in South Haven. (Courtesy of South Haven Area Emergency Services)

Crews assist boaters overcome by carbon monoxide in South Haven. (Courtesy of South Haven Area Emergency Services)

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say 10 people were overcome by carbon monoxide on a 32-foot boat on Lake Michigan.

South Haven Area Emergency Services received a distress call from a captain who was unable to operate the boat, traveling from St. Joseph to South Haven, Saturday afternoon.

Authorities were able to intercept the boat about a mile from the South Haven pier heads.

Crews assist boaters overcome by carbon monoxide in South Haven. (Courtesy of South Haven Area Emergency Services)
Crews assist boaters overcome by carbon monoxide in South Haven. (Courtesy of South Haven Area Emergency Services)

The boaters were taken by ambulances to Bronson South Haven Hospital for evaluation and treatment, according to SHAES.

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