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Residents give boat to help rescue 3 people who fell onto ice in Grandville

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Posted at 3:05 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 05:43:12-05

GRANDVILLE, Mich. — Three people had to be rescued after falling through lake ice Sunday, according to the Grandville Police Department.

Police say it happened around 3 p.m. Sunday at Whispering Springs Lake in the area of Eagle Rock Court SW in Grandville.

When crews arrived, two people had already fallen through, and the third person fell in while trying to help them, according to police.

A nearby resident was trying to help the victims until first responders arrived.

All three adult victims were brought to safety, and two of them were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries.

The Grandville Police Department reminds people of the dangers associated with venturing onto frozen bodies of water. The department shared a graphic about ice safety courtesy of Minnesota DNR.