Lansing man dies from heart attack while kayaking Wabasis Creek


By Daily News • Last Updated 9:34 am on Monday, May 21, 2012

EUREKA TOWNSHIP — A Lansing man is dead after suffering from a heart attack while kayaking on Wabasis Creek.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies, Montcalm County Emergency Services and Greenville Department of Public Safety officers responded to a remote section of Wabasis Creek Saturday evening at 6:10 p.m.

A group of friends were kayaking on the creek when one of the friends, a 68-year-old Lansing man, was suffering from an apparent heart attack.

Rescuers responded to the scene in a flat-bottom rescue boat and attempted to resuscitate and transport him to a waiting ambulance.

Rescue efforts were unsuccessful and the man died at the scene.

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