Man drowns at park; may have been caught in vegetation

Associated Press

Metamora — A 32-year-old man who may have been tangled in vegetation has drowned at a state park in Lapeer County.

The Sheriff’s Office said Pattamas Johnson of Swartz Creek suddenly disappeared Sunday afternoon while outside the marked swimming area at Metamora-Hadley State Park. He was with his girlfriend, family and friends.

Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. The Sheriff’s Office calls it an “unfortunate tragedy.”