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.