Missouri boater dies after he is thrown from boat

OSCEOLA, Mo. (AP) — A boater has died after he was thrown from his boat while making a high-speed turn on Truman Lake.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 34-year-old Lance G. Kottwitz of Osceola.

The patrol says that after he went overboard Saturday, the boat circled him and hit him two to three times.

Kottwitz tried to swim to shore but went under before reaching land.

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