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Posted on: November 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Holland Department of Public Safety Responds to Drowning

On 11/15/21at 9:49 p.m., Holland Police and Fire units were dispatched to a water rescue at Kollen Park near the boat launch.  Police and Fire personnel arrived and began to search, and immediately called for the Coast Guard and Ottawa County Sheriff's Department Dive Team.  Information given was that a subject went off the dock in Kollen Park into the water, and personal items from the subject were found on the dock.

After hours of searching, around 2:30 a.m. the body was located in about 10 feet of water with sonar equipment, and divers were able to bring the deceased in from the water.  The deceased is a 19 year old Holland resident.

The drowning is still under investigation, however at this point no foul play is suspected.

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