Coast Guard, Lions player Israel Idonije team up for water safety

By Joanne Marie Hoopes, ClickOnDetroit.com writer
Published On: Aug 05 2013 03:23:53 PM EDT
Updated On: Aug 05 2013 03:35:15 PM EDT
DETROIT -

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:

Watch the Lions defensive lineman star in the video and stay safe on the water this summer!



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