Nebraska man drowns at Truman Lake Thursday

| April 13, 2018
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BENTON COUNTY, Mo. — A drowning was reported at Truman Lake in Benton County Thursday afternoon.

The incident reportedly took place around 5:45 p.m. in State Park Marina Cove when 71-year-old Peter F. Saltzman of North Bend, Nebraska, pushed a boat away from shore and simultaneously collapsed “for an unknown reason” and drowned.

The report indicates Saltzman likely suffered a medical episode. Saltzman collapsed into the water and disappeared.

It was too late for resuscitation when the body was recovered. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Brian Lock is the News Director for KMZU News. He is a resident of Carrollton and attended the University of Missouri - Columbia.