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Lawton Man Drowns In Southwestern Oklahoma Lake

SNYDER, Okla. (AP) - A young Lawton man has drowned at a lake in southwestern Oklahoma.
    
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Jose Garcia was wading in the Tom Steed Lake Swim Beach area about 3:15 p.m. Sunday and started swimming north from there.
    
Troopers say he wasn't seen again.
    
A crew using side-scan sonar and a drag tool located his body and pulled him out about 8:20 p.m.
    
Garcia was the second person to drown in an Oklahoma lake this weekend. A Moore man drowned in Lake Thunderbird in Norman on Saturday.

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