Cadillac Woman Drowns While Tubing on Manistee River

Police in Wexford County spent the day here on the Manistee River, where a 32-year-old Cadillac woman died during a tubing trip.

The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office says she drowned in the Manistee River while out with loved ones.

They say it happened at the Chippewa Landing Campground north of Manton just after 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies say she got tangled in some sort of obstacle on the Manistee River, possibly a branch or log.

She and her tube got stuck.

Emergency crews were called, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

We’re working to find out her identity, in addition to exactly what happened.