The victims have been identified as Kimberly Aiello of Troy, ミシガン, and David Delegato of Shelby Township, ミシガン, 国立公園局 (NPS) 声明で言った.
Aiello and Delegato were reported missing on Thursday as Lake Superior was experiencing gale-force gusts of up to 35 knots and waves 3 に 5 足の高さ, with some reaching 7 足, the NPS said.
Following a search by the NPS and other state and federal agencies, アメリカ. Coast Guard recovered the bodies Friday afternoon.
The weather conditions were believed to be contributing factors in the pair’s deaths, 当局によると.
“I would like to thank all our agency partners that assisted us with the large and sustained emergency response in the face of severe overnight weather,” NPS Chief Ranger Joe Hughes said. “具体的には, the United States Coast Guard aviation and water borne assets who worked tirelessly to complete their mission in support of the National Park Service.”
The NPS website has an extensive safety guide about kayaking at Pictured Rocks.