Mich. medics rescue man clinging to log in river

North Flight EMS paramedics rescued the man after his kayak flipped on Monday night


Justine Lofton
MLive.com, Walker, Mich.

WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich. — A man clung to a log in the Manistee River on Monday until paramedics arrived to rescue him.

The downstate man was not wearing a life jacket when his kayak overturned east of Chippewa Landing in Wexford County on Monday evening, 9&10 News reports.

A kayaker was rescued from the Manistee River by North Flight EMS paramedics after his kayak flipped, leaving him clinging to a log.
A kayaker was rescued from the Manistee River by North Flight EMS paramedics after his kayak flipped, leaving him clinging to a log. (Photo/Abby Lynch, National Climate Adaptation Science Center)

After the kayak flipped, he grabbed onto a log and yelled for help, police said. North Flight EMS Paramedics used a boat to find and rescue the man. He was uninjured.

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