Body, submerged vehicle found in Hillsdale Lake

Miami County deputies were called about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday to the Marysville boat ramp near 247th Street and Orleans Road after a fisherman reported seeing a body floating in the lake.

MIAMI COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- A man is dead after a car drove into Hillsdale Lake.

Miami County deputies were called about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday to the Marysville boat ramp near 247th Street and Orleans Road after a fisherman reported seeing a body floating in the lake.

Deputies arrived along with South Johnson County Fire and a man was pulled ashore. 

Divers also located a submerged 2001 Hyundai off the boat ramp. 

The lake is located between Spring Hill and Paola about 3 miles east of the US Highway 169/K-7 and 255th Street interchange.

About four hours later, police identified the deceased as 63-year-old Robert Masters of rural Hillsdale, Kansas. 

Police noted that there was no foul play suspected at this time. 

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