November 09, 2018 09:59 AM
A water safety nonprofit group says 2018 has been a deadly year on the Great Lakes, with at least 110 drownings recorded.
The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project , which has tracked drowning deaths since 2010, says this is the first year that it's recorded more than 100 drownings. The Holland Sentinel reports the hot summer may have been a factor in the increase.
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The deaths include 39 in Lake Michigan and 35 in Lake Erie.
The deaths have prompted efforts to increase safety along Great Lakes beaches. .
Updated: November 09, 2018 09:59 AM
Created: November 09, 2018 09:56 AM
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