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8.   September 7, 1975:  Frederick Hunt, 25, was fishing from the end of the north pier when he was washed into the lake by 6-8ft. waves.  He tried to climb back up the side of the pier but was weighted down by his hip boots which had filled up with water.  His wife ran to get help but by the time divers could mount a rescue it was too late.

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