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Flint man dies after swimming accident at Tawas Point State Park

 Derian Clay talks about a watch party for NCAA March Madness in 2018.
Derian Clay talks about a watch party for NCAA March Madness in 2018. (WJRT)
Published: Aug. 22, 2019 at 2:10 PM EDT
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(8/22/2019) - A Flint man has died after being rescued from Lake Huron earlier this week.

Michigan State Police say 26-year-old Darien Clay was swimming with friends Monday afternoon near a sand bar at Tawas Point State Park.

He became distressed in the water. Friends and others who heard calls for help eventually pulled Clay from the water.

Clay was taken to Ascension St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw, where he was placed on life support and eventually died.