Search resumes for possible drowning victim in South Haven

Crews search for a possible drowning victim in South Haven (South Haven Area Emergency Services)

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — Rescue crews have resumed the search for the person who was reported to have fallen off of South Haven’s South Pier.

Crews were initially called out around 10:55 p.m. Friday after a witness who was standing near the shoreline reported seing the person half way down the pier fall into the water.

Rescue crews searched the water using spot lights, a thermal imager and portable light tower. A Coast Guard boat and helicopter were also brought in, but crews did not find anything.

After several hours of searching, the search was called off for the night.

Anyone with information on who the person may have been is asked to call the South Haven Police Department at 269.637.5151.