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Man falls off dock and drowns in Lake of the Ozarks: Cops

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The man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

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A 69-year-old man fell from the dock and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks while a winter storm brought freezing temperatures to the area, officials said.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was called around 2:30 p.m. Dec. 22 to its dock off Surdike Harbor 20 in Osage Beachsays the report about the drowning.

The man, identified as Dean Guiducci, was located and taken to Lake Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:04 p.m., officials said.

About an hour before authorities were called to the drowning, the National Weather Service said wind chill temperatures it was minus 17 in the Osage Beach area.

“Dangerous wind chill continues across the Ozarks,” the agency tweeted. “Frostbite and hypothermia are possible in less than 30 minutes.”

Caitlin Alanis is a reporter for McClatchy National Real-Time who lives in Kansas. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications and Journalism.



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Man falls off dock and drowns in Lake of the Ozarks: Cops

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The man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

Getty Images/iStockphoto

A 69-year-old man fell from the dock and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks while a winter storm brought freezing temperatures to the area, officials said.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was called around 2:30 p.m. Dec. 22 to its dock off Surdike Harbor 20 in Osage Beachsays the report about the drowning.

The man, identified as Dean Guiducci, was located and taken to Lake Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:04 p.m., officials said.

About an hour before authorities were called to the drowning, the National Weather Service said wind chill temperatures it was minus 17 in the Osage Beach area.

“Dangerous wind chill continues across the Ozarks,” the agency tweeted. “Frostbite and hypothermia are possible in less than 30 minutes.”

Caitlin Alanis is a reporter for McClatchy National Real-Time who lives in Kansas. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications and Journalism.



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