Elderly man dies while swimming near home - WNEM TV 5

Elderly man dies while swimming near home

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An Ohio man has died after drowning Monday afternoon in Lake Huron.

State police say Calvert Shuptrine, 84, of Toledo drowned while swimming in front of his house in Iosco County.

Witnesses saw Shuptrine struggling in the water, and they asked two nearby construction workers to help pull him out.

An ambulance was called to the scene, but they were unable to revive him. The incident happened around 1:30 p.m.

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