SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — A man who was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after he fell into the Black River has died, authorities say.
Around 10:10 p.m. Saturday, South Haven Area Emergency Services were sent to the Old Harbor Inn on Williams Street near Center Street after getting a report that a man had fallen into the river.
Witnesses told authorities that the man had fallen over a balcony railing, hit the deck below and fallen into the water, SHAES said.
After onlookers couldn’t rescue him, the SHAES dive team found him and pulled him from the river about 32 minutes after receiving the call.
The man was rushed to the hospital, SHAES said.
Officials confirmed Monday the man had died. His name was not released.
This incident remains under investigation.