INDIAN POINT, Mo. — A man from West Memphis, Arkansas drowned at the Indian Point area of Table Rock lake around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) says 31-year-old Nicholas Hart tried to swim in the lake, but went underwater and failed to resurface.
Hart was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to a funeral home.
Sam Carpenter, with MSHP, said Western Taney County Fire Divers recovered Hart’s body from Table Rock. He was not wearing a safety device, according to MSHP.
MSHP says this is the fifth drowning in 2020.