Authorities: Man dies while swimming in Washtenaw County

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died while swimming at a small lake in Washtenaw County.

The Ann Arbor News and The Detroit News report he was swimming Tuesday night at the lake near Detroit Greenfield RV Park in Ypsilanti Township when he was heard struggling. An onlooker called 911, crews responded and his body was pulled from the water.

Sheriff’s department investigators say he was swimming either to or from a small island and likely drowned. The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

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