Coast Guard, Lions player Israel Idonije team up for water safety
Defensive lineman stars in PSA to prevent drowning, promote safety on water
The US Coast Guard Detroit has teamed up with Lions player Israel Idonije to promote water safety.
With recent drownings across the Great Lakes, and through a partnership with the Israel Idonije Foundation, a video was created to help pass along valuable safety information to swimmers, boaters and beachgoers across Michigan.
In the video, Idonije encourages people to wear a life jacket, never swim alone, and be aware of shallow water and rip currents.
Recent water tragedies:
- 21-year-old man drowns in Walnut Lake
- Sylvan Lake community in shock after deadly accident