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Coast Guard rescues 10 sickened by carbon monoxide on boat on Lake Mich.

The Associated Press

South Haven – Ten people aboard a boat on Lake Michigan were sickened after exposure to carbon monoxide, authorities in Michigan said Saturday.

Authorities received a distress call from the captain of the 32-foot boat that was traveling in Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven around 2:45 p.m.

South Haven Area Emergency Services personnel meet a Coast Guard rescue boat Sunday after it pulled 10 people from a 28-foot boat traveling from St. Joseph to South Haven. The 10 were suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

The boat was intercepted near the South Haven pier. Authorities said all ten people were evaluated and treated at a hospital.

Several law enforcement agencies responded including the Van Buren County Sheriff’s office and South Haven Area Emergency Services.