JUST IN: Woman drowns in Lake Erie near CP

SANDUSKY The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is investigating a drowning late Wednesday night n
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

 

SANDUSKY

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is investigating a drowning late Wednesday night near the Cedar Point breakwall at the point of the peninsula.

The U.S. Coast Guard Station at Marblehead was called about a person in the water at 9:54 p.m. Personnel at the station said two Coast Guard boats and one boat from Lake Erie Towing were dispatched. They said Susan "Sue" Vastag, 46, Sandusky, fell off the 54-foot power boat as it navigated toward the dock.

Jim Kennedy of Lake Erie Towing said Vastag was unconscious when he spotted her from the water at 10:10 p.m. Coast Guard personnel performed CPR on her while taking her to Magruder Memorial Hospital in Port Clinton.

She did not survive.

Read more in Friday’s Register.