• Divers recover body of boater in American Lake

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    LAKEWOOD, Wash. - Crews recovered a body of the man Wednesday who tried to swim back to shore after his boat sank Tuesday.

     

    Franklin Ray Harvey, 63, and his brother were test-driving a boat on American Lake when it started to sink.

     

    Both men tried to swim ashore, and Harvey disappeared underwater 75 yards from shore.

     

    Harvey’s brother, 65, was rescued by boaters.

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