Boy, 11, dies in sand dune collapse in Upper Peninsula

Posted at 5:21 PM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 17:21:21-04

A sand dune collapsed Friday, killing an 11-year-old boy who was digging near Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, police said.

State troopers tried to revive the boy but were unsuccessful. The incident occurred in Alger County’s Au Train Township.

The boy was pronounced dead at Munising Memorial Hospital. The boy and his family were from outside Michigan, police said.