Man drowned trying to save kids IDed

August 3, 2009 Martin Jordan, 45, was reportedly overcome by strong waves and rip tides.

It happened near the south beach pier in South Haven around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

By the time emergency crews arrived, other swimmers had rescued the five children.

Signs along the beach warn swimmers that no lifeguard is on duty and that they enter the water at their own risk.

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