LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — An Osage Beach man has died after falling into Lake of the Ozarks Thursday afternoon (12/22), according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MHP).
At around 2:20 p.m. yesterday, MHP was called to Surdyke Port 20, where 69-year-old Dean Guiducci had reportedly fallen off a dock into the Lake.
Guiducci was recovered from the Lake and taken to Lake Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just after 4:00 p.m.
MHP says Guiducci was not wearing a life jacket when he fell into the Lake.
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Despite the surge of extremely cold air and snow on Thursday, Ameren said the water temperature of the lake was approximately 50 degrees.