Lake Michigan Drownings Are On The Rise. Here's Your Water Safety Primer.
It’s been a deadly summer on Lake Michigan.
So far this year, 27 people have drowned in the lake, many of them in the Chicago area. That’s an 80% increase from this time last year.
Morning Shift checks in with Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project for water safety tips and precautions.
GUEST: Dave Benjamin, co-founder and executive director of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project
LEARN MORE: Lake Michigan drownings up 80 percent from this time last year (Chicago Tribune 7/29/19)