Traverse City Record-Eagle

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February 19, 2014

'Ice-cave' visitor suffers serious injury

LELAND — A 21-year-old man became the first visitor to the popular but potentially-treacherous "ice cave" formations on the Lake Michigan shoreline to suffer a serious injury.

Leelanau Township Fire Chief Hugh Cook said the man was climbing a cave this morning and fell about 12 feet, suffering an injury to his back or hip.

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