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Oklahoma Highway Patrol dive team pulls 200 pounds of trash from Tenkiller Lake

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol dive team brought up about 200 pounds of trash, mostly beer cans and bottles, out of Lake Tenkiller Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Courtesy of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol)

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol dive team pulled about 200 pounds of trash out of Tenkiller Lake Tuesday.

For their final two-day training of the summer, the OHP Dive Team decided to do an evidence search scenario and combine it with a trash cleanup dive in Party Cove at Tenkiller Lake.

Most of the trash was beer cans and bottles, but divers also found several pairs of sunglasses and a Go-Pro.

OHP wants to remind boaters to take their trash with them when they leave the lake.


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