A Kansas man is dead after a boat carrying him and two other people capsized on Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan, Kansas.

KMAN-AM reports two men and a woman were in the 14-foot fishing boat when it capsized just after 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon near the mouth of Tuttle Cove. A nearby fisherman pulled a man and the woman out of the water, but couldn't get to the third.

The body of 25-year-old Junction City resident Matthew Mann was recovered from the lake at 10:25 p.m. after he was located with the help of sonar. The other two were treated at an area hospital and released.

None of the people on the boat was wearing a life jacket.   


Authorities in Riley County are searching for a man who went missing after a boat capsized in Tuttle Creek.

The Riley County Police Department said the man in his 20s was fishing when the boat sank near Tuttle Cove around 3 p.m. Sunday. Three people were in the boat when it sank, a man and a woman were pulled out of the water by a fisherman who was driving by. The woman was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, the man had minor injuries.

Police say they are using sonar in the search, but have switched from rescue to recovery mission.

The boaters were not wearing life jackets, police said.

In a separate accident near Wildcat Marina, a sailboat also capsized, but all passengers were rescued.