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Water rescue in Berrien Township

Berrien Co. sheriff
Posted at 7:17 PM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-03 19:17:45-05

BERRIEN TOWNSHIP, Mich.  — Today Berrien County Sheriffs responded to a water rescue on Obrien Lake.

Deputies came to find Donald Skibbe, 79, had fallen through the ice and Ryan Huff, 59, holding him up with a rope.

Fortunately, Deputy Matthew Grimm was able to help Skibbe above the ice until fire departments arrived to aid the Skibbe and Huff with minor injuries and exposure to the cold water.