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24-year-old man drowns in Lake Murray

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ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old Oklahoma City man has drowned at Lake Murray.

The incident occurred around noon Tuesday.

Authorities say Rodney Hinez was swimming with a companion in shallow water, and the water got deep quickly. Authorities say Hinez couldn't swim, went to the bottom and didn't resurface.

Authorities recovered Hinez' body about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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