In a tragic incident that happened near Misery Bay in Lake Superior, a boy just 7 years old was tragically drowned.
The Michigan State Police and DNR Volunteers assisted in the search and locate the boy.
They immediately started giving him CPR and transported him to UP Health System- Portage in critical condition.
He was pronounced dead later on.
Dale Albert Venema was 74 years old when he lost his life in Lake Superior while doing Kayaking.
According to the report, his Kayak was overturned near the Firesteel River area in Ontonagon Township at approximately 1 p.m. on July 14.
Austin Henning & Maximillion Williams both were 18 years old when they lost their lives in Lake Superior while swimming.
According to the report, both males went swimming near Black Beach in Silver Bay and both seemed to be in trouble before going underwater.
A 911 call was made at around 1:25 p.m. when the swimmers did not resurface.
The temperature was 23 degrees and the waves were 3-4 feet high at the time of the incident.
The bodies of both swimmers were located around 6:12 and 7:39 p.m. and they were pronounced dead at the scene.
Ayala Lopez was in his early 30’s when he lost his life in Lake Superior while kayaking on March 12, 2023. He was reported missing around 8:30 pm on March 12 after his kayak was washed ashore without him.
The United State Coast Guards, Troopers and Marquette Police officers started looking for Ayala and they found him deceased at about 11:00 pm that night.
James Bake was 32 years old when he drowned in Lake Superior while trying to climb the Miners Castle area of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
He was reported missing at around 5:15 pm when the waves of Lake Superior caused him to fall from an icy rock ledge into Lake Superior.
The US Coast Guards along with Alger County Rescue 21 and the National Park Service started looking for Bake shortly after a call went to 911. However, the search was called off due to bad weather conditions.
Bake’s body was discovered after 5 days of search near the area where Bake fell off on Feb 7, 2023.