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Minnesota man, 26, dies after Lake Michigan rescue

News Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Minnesota man, 26, dies after Lake Michigan rescue
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

GOLDEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Minnesota man has died after being pulled from Lake Michigan off a state park in western Michigan.

WGHN-AM and reports that the Oceana County sheriff's department says 26-year-old Vikrant Kole of Woodbury, Minn., died Tuesday.

Authorities say Kole was swimming near Silver Lake State Park on Sunday evening when he disappeared under the water.

They say a dive team pulled him from the water after about 35 minutes, and a helicopter flew him to Spectrum Health hospital in Grand Rapids.

The park is in Golden Township, about 35 miles north-northwest of Muskegon.

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