Authorities: 14-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Through Ice

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died after he apparently fell through ice in western Michigan.

Our media partners at report an Ottawa County sheriff’s deputy on Tuesday found Carter Dyke in Millhouse Bayou.

The Grand Haven Township boy’s parents had organized a search party and called deputies when he didn’t return from walking from their home that day. The deputy who found Carter as walking a route the boy would have taken between his home and a gas station.

Authorities say the boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

More from MLive: Grand Haven Township Teen Drowns in Millhouse Bayou

Ice safety reminders from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: Ice Safety

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