ESTRAL BEACH, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities say they've searched part of western Lake Erie for a 55-year-old woman whose boat was found about a mile from land with no one aboard.
The Monroe County sheriff's department says the 21-foot boat registered to Susan Zatek of Livonia was found Tuesday night about a mile from Estral Beach, which is located about half way between Detroit and Toledo, Ohio. Authorities searched using a boats and a helicopter.
Family members tell sheriff's investigators that Zatek had been fishing alone on Lake Erie. The sheriff's department also is seeking tips.
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Estral Beach Fire Department assisted the Monroe County sheriff's department in their efforts.