MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

A man rescues his neighbor from an icy lake


A v

ery scary situation for a
Cheboygan man when he fell through the ice. Monday night, 67-year-old Michael Ceuerle was riding his four-wheeler on Black Lake in Cheboygan County when the ice caved in.


A

fter he fell through

, he yelled for help. That's when his 70 year old neighbor came to the rescue. Raymond Rathbun secured a rope and threw it to Beuerle and was able to pull him to land.


T

he
Cheboygan County dive team was able to get the four-wheeler out of the water. And looking back, Beuerle is just relieved that someone was there to help.


"

I was lucky, very fortunate that someone was there that could help me and I read too many stories where people go in and there isn't anybody there or there isn't anybody there that can do anything to help you get out

," Beuerle said.


B

euerle tells 7&4
News that he tested the ice before he went out, and it was 5 inches deep, which the Department of Natural Resources says is the right thickness to take vehicles out on.


H

e also says he is a little sore today

,

but overall he feels ok after the incident.

Trending

LOADING