Man drowns at Silver Beach

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- Recovery efforts are underway after a man was washed away from the South Pier and into Lake Michigan at Silver Beach.

Officials say it happened around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Two men, whose ages are unknown, were on the south pier when a large wave swept one of them into Lake Michigan.

Crews attempted to rescue the man, but were unsuccessful.

Efforts are now being made to recover his body. 

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