HOLLAND, Mich.  (Michigan News Source) – Updated January 23, 2023 at 12:06 p.m. Deputies with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said a vehicle crashed into Lake Macatawa on Sunday, leaving a 52-year-old man dead and two young children searching for help.

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Law Enforcement discovered the body of Jon Dowler of Otsego after he allegedly drove the vehicle into the water in the early hours on Sunday. Two children, ages 8 and 10, escaped the vehicle and huddled together on a nearby porch before finding help. They were treated for cold exposure at a hospital and released.

Police are still investigating the crash as it’s unclear what lead up to the incident.