Michigan State Police say a 28-year-old Upper Peninsula man drowned after falling out of a canoe on the Menominee River.

The accident happened about 3 p.m. Saturday in Menominee County’s Lake Township on the river that marks the Michigan-Wisconsin state line.

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State police say Jerod J. Therriault of Menominee was one of two males in the canoe when it accidentally overturned. The other occupant made it to shore.

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Authorities found Therriault after a 20-minute search. He was declared dead at Bay Area Medical Center.

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