GH Twp. rescues man who collapsed while jogging on beach

The Grand Haven Township Fire-Rescue Department responded to Rosy Mound Natural Area at about 2 p.m. Saturday to help a man who had collapsed while running. Grand Haven Township Fire Chief Tom Gerencer said the 53-year-old victim was running in the area when he collapsed near a wooden stairway. The man was accompanied by another individual, who performed CPR until rescuers arrived. At about 2:30 p.m., off-road vehicles from the fire department brought medical personnel to the scene, who performed CPR on the victim.
Tribune Staff
May 23, 2011

The man was taken to an awaiting ambulance, where he was transported in critical condition to North Ottawa Community Hospital.

Tribune correspondent Mark Schroeder contributed to this report.

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