The Michigan State Police in Lakeview are investigating the drowning of a Pierson man.
Troopers responded to Muskellunge Lake, in Maple Valley Township, about 11:41 p.m. Wednesday evening, May 22, for a missing fisherman. They located Michael Lee White, 52, of Pierson, in the water, near his boat, at the northeast end of the lake. They believe he died of an accidental drowning.
The Michigan State Police were assisted by the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, Montcalm EMS, and a local resident. The accident is still under investigation.