Body recovered in LeFlore County after Arkansas River drowning

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LEFLORE COUNTY, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) – Emergency crews have recovered the body of a fisherman who went missing on the Spring River this weekend.

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says 46-year-old Nguyen Son slipped and fell into the water while casting a net at the Kerr Lock and Dam.

Witnesses say they saw him fall in and struggle before he went under. He was not wearing a flotation device.

The drowning happened yesterday around 2:00 p.m.

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