Man drowns in Gun Lake in Mason County

Posted at 5:03 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 17:03:02-04

SHERMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities are investigating after a man drowned in a Mason County lake Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday on Gun Lake near a park in Sherman Township, northeast of Ludington.

First responders immediately started performing life-saving measures when they got there but were unsuccessful. The 55-year-old Mason County man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said it is the second water emergency on Gun Lake in the last day. The two events weren’t related.