Fisherman dies after being swept away in river

A 76-year-old Mount Pleasant man died after being swept away in the Pere Marquette River in West Michigan.
AP Wire
Mar 27, 2012


The Ludington Daily News reported John Carl Olsen died in Monday’s accident, which happened east of Baldwin as the river water was high and fast.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department said Olsen was attempting to launch a boat into the river with a 71-year-old friend from Mount Pleasant when he was swept away.


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