Coast Guard rescues kayaker on Lake Michigan

MUSKEGON, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a kayaker after he tried to cross Lake Michigan.

31-year-old Matt Frymire was attempting a solo trip from Milwaukee to Muskegon, when waves began to reach 10 feet in height.

The Grand Haven Township native was about 30 miles from the Muskegon shore when he activated an emergency beacon Monday morning.

The Coast Guard was able to rescue him by helicopter.