UPDATE 1:00 PM Friday, January 16, 2015 (EST) — Delta County Sheriff’s deputies say that fishermen on Little Bay de Noc just south of Escanaba found an empty collapsed ice shack around 8:45 a.m. Upon investigation, the fishermen found a four-wheeler that had broken through the ice.
Police responded and found David Breault, 66, of Escanaba under the water by the four-wheeler. Breault was taken to OSF St. Francis Hospital and pronounced dead.
Responding personnel say it looks like a pressure crack opened up causing thin and unsafe ice conditions.
Along with the Sheriff’s Department and their dive team, Escanaba Public Safety and Gladstone Public Safety and their hovercraft assisted at the scene.
ESCANABA — Police in Delta County are investigating the death of an ATV rider found in Ludington Park in the City of Escanaba.
Police say the call came in around 9:15 a.m. Friday from snowmobile drivers who found the body. ABC 10 has been told the Delta County Sheriff’s Department is handling the investigation.
More information should be forthcoming throughout the day.