10 people sickened by carbon monoxide on Lake Michigan boat

Updated 8/2/2020 12:40 PM

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. -- Ten people aboard a boat on Lake Michigan were sickened after exposure to carbon monoxide, authorities in Michigan said Saturday.

Authorities received a distress call from the captain of the 32-foot boat that was traveling in Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven around 2:45 p.m.


The boat was intercepted near the South Haven pier. Authorities said all ten people were evaluated and treated at a hospital.

Several law enforcement agencies responded including the Van Buren County Sheriff's office and South Haven Area Emergency Services.

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