- Associated Press - Sunday, June 4, 2017

GROSSE POINTE SHORES, Mich. (AP) - A man has been rescued from Lake St. Clair after a 17-foot boat collided with a 400-foot cargo vessel off Grosse Pointe Shores, northeast of Detroit.

The Coast Guard tells The Detroit News that the collision occurred about 11 a.m. Sunday.

WDIV-TV reported that the man operating the recreational boat was thrown into the lake. The Coast Guard says he swam to a buoy where he was picked up by a rescue crew.

His boat sank.

The cause of the collision was under investigation.


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