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Boater drowns at an Oklahoma lake

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CIMARRON COUNTY, Okla. –  An Oklahoma man is dead after drowning at Lake Carl Etling in Cimarron County.

Police say Douglas W. Ottinger, 59, of Boise City, Okla. launched his boat Monday and then went to park his pickup and trailer in the parking lot.

According to investigators, the boat drifted away from the boat ramp and Ottinger went to retrieve the boat.

However, the man went under the water and never re-surfaced.

Emergency crews and dive teams recovered his body.