OSCODA TWP. (WWJ/AP) – Northern Michigan authorities say a 14-year-old Southfield boy has died in a canoeing accident on the Au Sable River.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon in Iosco County’s Oscoda Township, about 60 miles north of Bay City.

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Police say Jamil Foster disappeared after his canoe flipped over. They say he was found about half a mile downstream and was taken to Tawas St. Joseph Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police say the boy was vacationing with an aunt and uncle during the Memorial Day weekend.

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