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Boy, 10, dies after falling off ‘floating play structure’ in Michigan, state police say

State police said it appeared to be a “tragic accident.” An autopsy was scheduled.

A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday after he fell off a "floating play structure" in Michigan, authorities said.

The accident occurred at the 626-acre Camp Dearborn recreational facility in Milford, about 40 miles northwest of Detroit. The camp features a beach, paddleboats, fishing, camping, picnic grounds and a golf course.

In a series of tweets, Michigan State Police said troopers assigned to Camp Dearborn responded to an accident at about 6 p.m.

Witnesses said the child fell off the play equipment in the middle of the main lake. He was not breathing, according to officials, who said he was taken to a hospital in critical condition after Milford firefighters eventually found a pulse.

"The child arrived at the hospital with CPR in progress; however, lifesaving efforts were ultimately unsuccessful," state police said in one of the tweets.

The boy's name and other details were not released. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, "but it appears this was a tragic accident," state police said.