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Dive teams at Yellow Creek State Park recovered the body of a 55 year old man who drowned in the lake Saturday.

Reports say that Benjamin Hill of Penn Run was out on a fishing trip with his uncle and drowned, that according to Chief Deputy Coroner Jerry Overman Jr.  Overman said Hill had launched his boat and was parking his vehicle.  When he came back, the boat drifted away from the dock.  Hill went into the water to retrieve his boat when he disappeared.  Divers were called out to Yellow Creek around 8:45 Saturday morning and found him around 10:30.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday at the Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.  James F. Ferguson funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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