Man drowns trying to save his children

August 3, 2009 5:44:09 AM PDT
Police in southwestern Michigan say a St. Charles man drowned in Lake Michigan while trying to rescue his five children from rough waters.The 45-year-old man's name had not been released Sunday night.

He was pulled from waters near the South Beach Pier in South Haven Saturday night. Other swimmers were able to rescue the children, who were caught in a rip current.