A weekend trip to Lake Okoboji has ended in tragedy for a Cedar Rapids man.

KCRG reports that 21-year-old Alexander Glover jumped off a boat to swim in Millers Bay at West Lake Okoboji on Saturday afternoon. The boat reportedly drifted away from Glover and he was unable to make it back. He became fatigued and eventually slipped underneath the water, according to KCRG. First responders at the scene reported that a kayaker in the area was able to dive down and bring Glover back to the surface. He was taken to a local hospital where efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.

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KCRG reports that the family has set up a GoFundMe page for Alexander, to honor his memory and pay for his funeral expenses. As of this morning, over $12,000 had been raised.

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