Man recovered from vehicle in Salmon Lake
February 13, 2020
SEELEY LAKE – Just after 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 a vehicle was reported sinking into the northern portion of Salmon Lake near the open water. A certified diver with the Missoula County Sheriff's Office extracted the sole occupant Douglas Pewitt, 80 of Seeley Lake, at approximately 8 p.m. The vehicle was then removed from the lake. The recovery took several hours with very cold temperatures.
The Missoula County Sheriff's Office ruled it an accidental drowning. The Sheriff's Office said, "A big thank you to assisting agencies and the diver who helped in this very sad incident."...