OHP recovers Lake Altus-Lugert drowning victim

ALTUS, Okla._Divers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol recovered the body of a man who witnesses saw drown in Lake Altus-Lugert Tuesday night.

Kerry Carter, 39, of Blair was recovered from the lake early Thursday morning. A witness told investigators they saw Carter swimming towards a swim toy in the lake shortly after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. The witness says Carter turned to swim to the shore into the wind, but was struggling then he went under water and never resurfaced.

OHP says his body was found in about 10 feet of water.