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Man Drowns During Boat Recovery

Last updated on Monday, March 3, 2008

(LINTON) - A 28-year-old man is dead after drowning while attempting to retrieve a boat at a southwest Indiana reservoir in Linton.

Conservation officers say the man was swimming to reach the boat that had floated away Sunday from the ramp.

Officers used sonar to locate the body in about 21 feet of water.

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