Palos Hills man drowns in Michigan

September 5, 2011 (NEW BUFFALO, Mich.)

He drowned Sunday while swimming with a friend in New Buffalo. Police say Wojciech Sadowski went under around 5 p.m. His body was recovered about an hour later.

A second person was found clinging to a buoy. Rescue crews were able to bring him safely to shore. He was not seriously hurt.

Authorities say rip tides in the area were between 6 and 8 feet high.

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