Man dies overnight in Battle Creek drain

Posted at 3:44 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 16:36:38-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - A Galesburg man died overnight when he got caught in a flooded drain.

Battle Creek Police say that they were called about 6:30am Wednesday to the 200 block of Buckner Road and the Fort Custer Industrial Park. Police say that the man, 68, was working alone overnight when he tried to clear out a drain that flooded just outside his company's loading dock.  The man's body was found submerged in the drain.

Detectives say that they do not suspect foul play, but the case remains under investigation.  The man's name was not released.