Posted: Jul 31, 2013 3:31 PM by Dax VanFossen - MTN News
HUNGRY HORSE - A man died while swimming across a Flathead County lake over the weekend.
Melvin McPheeters, 58, was trying to swim across Lion Lake. He made it halfway before collapsing, Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said.
The cause of McPheeters death will not be listed as drowning, Curry said, adding that the man most likely suffered some type of health problem.
McPheeters was dead when emergency personal arrived on the scene, Curry said.