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Man who died after falling through ice at Tamarock Lake has been identified

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Published: Mar. 1, 2021 at 4:59 PM EST
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EATON COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) - On Monday, March 1 at approximately 1:30 p.m. deputies from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of St. Joe Hwy. and Irish Rd. in Sunfield Township.

One person fell through the ice on Tamarock Lake. Officials attempted to rescue them but were unsuccessful.

A dive team and an aero-med were on the scene assisting EMS. The Tri-County Dive Team was able to recover the body within a few hours, at which point the subject was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as Jason Eugene Betts, 41, a resident of South Boardman in Kalkasa County. It was determined that Betts was alone at the time of the incident and there were no other victims.

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