Man drowns while swimming toward drifting boat


CLERMONT, Fla. – A boater drowned while trying to swim to his boat, which was drifting away on Lake Louisa in Lake County.

The man was swimming in the lake, located off Schofield Road near U.S. 27 in the Clermont area, but didn't make it back to shore.

Rescuers tried to reach him but couldn't, and his body was found about two hours later.

The man's name has not been released.