SAWYER, Mich. (AP) — Two of four juveniles pulled from the waters off of a Lake Michigan beach have died, according to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.
Police in Berrien County were called to Warren Dunes State Park in southwestern Michigan at bout 6:15 p.m. on Sunday. Bystanders hauled two of the youths to safety, while first responders saved the other two, according to initial reports.
Two of the juveniles were students at Saint Joseph High School in South Bend and could not be revived, according to the diocese.
“I extend my deepest condolences and those of our diocese to the family, friends and classmates of these students and to the whole community of Saint Joseph High School,” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said in a media release.
The two who died were not identified in the media release.