Fox Island man drowns in Lake Cushman

At 6:33 p.m., the young man was found 48 feet from the surface and brought up to the Fire District #18 Fire Boat where medics from Mason County Medic One were waiting, but the man was deceased.

The Mason County Coroner’s Office was able to contact the victim’s family and a positive identification was made. The young man was identified as 20 year old Kyle Austin Pape from Fox Island, WA.

A Mason County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain responded to the scene to aid and assist family and friends regarding this tragic incident.

The incident is under investigation. No further information is available at this time.