Swimmer’s Body Recovered 25 Jul 13

The body of a man who died while trying to swim across a lake north of Hutchinson has been recovered.

A search for 69-year-old Keith Wilken of Fairmont, MN began after relatives reported him missing Wednesday morning. A family member told authorities Wilken was attempting to swim across Hook Lake when he disappeared.

McLeod County Communications Sgt. Jen Otto says multiple agencies assisted with the search.

Wilken’s body was recovered at about 7:30 p.m.