KINDERHOOK TOWNSHIP – An elderly man drowned Tuesday in Coldwater Lake.
Branch County Central Dispatch says they received a call at 5 PM Tuesday from a woman who was fishing and saw a man floating in the water on the northeast side of Iyopawa Island.
The Lakeland Fire Department was sent to the scene. Fire officials say they arrived and found the man had been brought to shore where citizens were giving him CPR. Firefighters and Life Care Ambulance personnel continued life saving measures and transported the man to ProMedica Coldwater Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The man's name has not been released pending notification of family members.