2014-03-03 10:07:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Clear Lake, OR) -- Linn County authorities say a Forest Grove man drowned while scuba diving in Clear Lake. Investigators say 49-year-old James Paul Ward drowned yesterday morning while diving with two other people. Authorities say Ward's scuba tank still contained about two-thousand pounds of air when his body was recovered. Officials say there's no sign of a malfunction in Ward's dive equipment.