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Published: Tuesday, 7/28/2009

Devils Lake body ID d as man from Michigan

MANITOU BEACH, Mich. Authorities Monday identified the Detroit area man whose body was pulled from Devils Lake Sunday night.

Richard Joseph Luczak, 34, of Romulus, Mich., was recovered from the lake in northwest Lenawee County within an hour of a 6:30 p.m. report of boaters overboard, according to the sheriff s office.

He and another man, Charles Dudonis, 34, of Romulus, fell off a pontoon boat that kept going without an operator and crashed into a dock.

Mr. Dudonis swam toward the shore in the 5200 block of Parkwood Drive in the county s Woodstock Township.

A helicopter assisting in the search found Mr. Luczak, who was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said.

Neither man was wearing a life jacket.

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