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Oklahoma patrol: 2 fishermen drown after boat takes on water

The Associated Press - December 25, 2018 9:06 am

IDABEL, Okla. (AP) – Authorities say the bodies of two fishermen from Idabel have been recovered from a lake in far southeast Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the bodies were recovered Monday in about 9 feet of water in a private lake about 14 miles east of Idabel in McCurtain County.
The patrol says 41-year-old Van Lapatrick and 54-year-old Kenney Mays were fishing in an 11-foot aluminum boat Sunday evening when the boat began taking on water. The patrol reports neither man was wearing a life jacket.

 

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