Swimmer missing in Lake Michigan, another swimmer injured

August 20, 2018

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man from the Milwaukee area is missing after he went swimming with a group in Lake Michigan.

The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call Monday from a person at Harrington Beach State Park who said five people went into the lake to swim, but only four got out.

Of the four who got out, a woman in her 30s suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

A man in his 30s remained missing. Searchers were looking for him.

All five swimmers were from the Milwaukee area.

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