Man found floating in Clear Lake pronounced dead at hospital

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Mason City, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a Mason City man found floating in Clear Lake has died.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says boaters found 85-year-old George Baker afloat near the McIntosh Woods State Park ramp a little before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office suspects Baker slipped or fell while trying to move his boat out of the water. The boat was found about 300 feet from shore.

The Sheriff’s Office says Baker was pronounced dead on arrival at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.

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