Man Dies in Arenac County Ice Incident

An Arenac County man is dead after the UTV he was in fell through the ice last Friday.

Emergency responders were called to Forest Lake in Moffatt Township for reports of a person who fell through the ice around 3:00 p.m. They found an enclosed side-by-side with only the front wheels and bumper visible above the water. The driver of the vehicle had managed to escape call for help, but the passenger was still trapped inside.

Firefighters and law enforcement personnel recovered the vehicle, but the passenger was not inside. Saturday morning, Michigan State Police divers recovered the man’s body. The incident is still under investigation.