Drowning In McLeod County 25 Jul 13

The body of a rural Fairmount man was pulled from a McLeod County lake Wednesday evening after an extensive search. 68-year-old Keith Allan Wilken apparently drowned while trying to swim across Hook Lake just north of Hutchinson.  Emergency crews from numerous agencies, including a State Patrol helicopter, were called out to the lake at around 11:30 Wednesday morning and searched for Wilken throughout the day. His body was reportedly recovered from the lake at around 7:30 Wednesday evening.