PORT AUSTIN (AP) – Authorities say a 20-year-old Durand man has died after falling into the water while fishing in Port Austin.
Huron County Sheriff Kelly J. Hanson tells WNEM-TV that James M. McComb II was fishing with another man on Monday afternoon at a breakwall when he went into the water to free a snagged net. Hanson says McComb was washed into the water by a wave.READ MORE: Wayne County Man Wins $1M On Scratch Off Lottery Ticket
Hanson said the other man tried to save McComb, but were unsuccessful. Rescue crews searched for more than an hour before finding McComb in Lake Huron.READ MORE: No Charges Filed Against Roseville Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Man With Knife
Port Austin is located about 115 miles north of Detroit.MORE NEWS: FDA Head: Baby Formula Factory Could Reopen By Next Week
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