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UPDATE: Kayakers die along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

The National Park Service, along with other federal and state agencies have ended search and rescue operations.
FILE. A photo taken along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
FILE. A photo taken along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.(WLUC/Alissa Pietila)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 2:14 PM EDT
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MUNSING, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: The body of the second kayaker that died on Lake Superior near Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was recovered on Friday.

The U.S. Coast Guard says the search resumed early Friday morning and the bodies of both individuals were recovered a few miles offshore from Pictured Rocks.

Rescue crews battled high winds and 5 to 7 foot waves during the search which covered an area over 516 square miles.

No names are being released at this time.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A search continues Friday for a missing kayaker along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

According to the park, two kayakers were reported missing Thursday evening in Lake Superior near the lakeshore.

The National Park Service, along with other federal and state agencies, have responded with ongoing search and rescue operations.

Search and rescue operations have included the use of aircraft, such as a C130 and a rescue helicopter.

At this time, one death has been confirmed and crews are continuing to search for the other missing person.

As details become available, additional information will be released. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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