Coast Guard urges swimmers to take safety precautions

CLEVELAND — In conjunction with National Safe Boating Week, which began Saturday, the Ninth Coast Guard District encourages swimmers in the Great Lakes region to take a few simple safety precautions before and while swimming to ensure their safety. Drowning is the third leading cause of accidental death in the United States and the second leading cause of accidental death for five to 44-year-olds. googletag.cmd.push(function()...