Rescue Efforts Save Kayaker on Lake Mitchell

Emergency crews in Wexford County saved a man who fell out of his kayak today on Lake Mitchell. 

The 23 year old was fishing in the boat when it flipped. Cherry Grove Township first responders were able to take kayaks out to the struggling man and get him safely to shore.

The victim was taken to Munson Hospital in Cadillac for hypothermia. Wexford County Sheriff’s say the man was in the water for over 30 minutes in temperatures just above freezing.