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Man dies after tree falls on boat in southern Michigan

July 29, 2019

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by a tree that fell onto a boat at a lake in southern Michigan.

Battle Creek police say several people were on the pontoon boat, which was docked Sunday afternoon at Goguac Lake about 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of Detroit when the tree fell.

No other injuries were reported.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released, but police said he was a 30-year-old from Battle Creek. Police didn’t immediately say what may have caused the tree to fall.

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