Rescue crews recover body from Lake Travis

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SPICEWOOD, Texas (KXAN) — Crews recovered a body from Lake Travis Saturday near the area where a swimmer went missing earlier in the day.

The call came in at 1:16 p.m. and Austin-Travis County EMS, STAR Flight and the Pedernales Fire Department were dispatched to look for a man in his 20s who went under the water in the area of Thurman Cove.

At approximately 2 p.m. ATCEMS tweeted that they switched from rescue to recovery mode since the swimmer had still not been found.

At about 6 p.m. the Travis County Sheriff’s Office announced they have found the body of a man in the vicinity of the area the missing swimmer was last seen.

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