Man dies while swimming at marina in Traverse City

Authorities said an 18-year-old man has died while swimming at the Clinch Park Marina in Traverse City. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reported that Michael Knudsen of Mancelona may have received an electrical shock in the water while swimming Monday with a friend. He went under the water about 7:30 p.m. and didn't resurface. The friend reported getting a shock. Rescuers arrived, and marina employees cut power to the dock. Two firefighters jumped into the water and found Knudsen unresponsive under the dock.
AP Wire
Aug 16, 2011


Knudsen was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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