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Algoma man dies after driving vehicle into Lake-- UPDATE

A 34-year old man’s body was retrieved from the Algoma Marina on Monday evening after he reportedly intentionally drove his vehicle off the south pier.  Algoma Police Chief Randy Remiker told DoorCountyDailyNews.com that the local authorities were called at about 1:30 pm about a vehicle being driven into the waters of Lake Michigan.  The Sturgeon Bay Police Department, the Door County Dive Team, and the Algoma Fire Department were able to recover the body of the man after several hours after removing the vehicle from the water.  Police Chief Remiker added that the man had made a prior attempt to drive into the water before going off the south pier.  The name of the man is not being released, pending notification of family.  The incident remains under investigation.  

 

The Algoma Police Department released the name of the man who died on Monday.  Benjimin Brandon Condra, 34, of Sturgeon Bay.

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