Man, 88, drowns in Pomme De Terre Lake

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BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old Springfield man has drowned after falling off a boat in southwest Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Donald G. Tidwell was reportedly not wearing a life jacket when he fell overboard on Pomme De Terre Lake in Polk County on Friday.

The Springfield News-Leader reports ( the boat was found floating near a landing and was not operating under power.