drowning http://publicradiotulsa.org en Body Recovered from Lake Texhoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/body-recovered-lake-texhoma <p>LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. (AP) &mdash; The Oklahoma Lake Patrol says the body of a 62-year-old Durant man who drowned in Lake Texoma has been recovered.</p><div><p>Troopers say the body of Forrest Wright was found about 7:30 a.m. Sunday after he had disappeared about 7 p.m. Thursday.</p><p>Troopers say a witness reported the Wright had jumped from a boat on the lake to swim &mdash; then went under water and never resurfaced.</p><p>The patrol says Wright was not wearing a flotation device and that his body was found in about 50 feet of water.</p> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 19:27:37 +0000 Associated Press 23590 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Body Recovered from Lake Texhoma Boating Accident Takes Life http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/boating-accident-takes-life <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Officials&nbsp; say a Jay, Oklahoma man was killed and three other people were hurt in a boating accident at Grand Lake.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The Grand River Dam Authority said the accident took the life of 39-year-old Monte Lee Price.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Four people were in the 20-foot boat when it hit a breakwater structure near the Arrowhead Yacht Club area on the Duck Creek arm of Grand Lake.</span></p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:56:12 +0000 KWGS News 23157 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Boating Accident Takes Life Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Man Drowns in Lake http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-highway-patrol-says-man-drowns-lake <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) &mdash; Authorities say a man has drowned in Okemah Lake in eastern Oklahoma.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 41-year-old Okemah resident Paul Lombard was swimming in a designated area near the west shore when he attempted to swim across the cove around 6:30 p.m. Friday. About halfway there, he turned back but wasn&#39;t able to make it shore.</span></p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 14:09:28 +0000 Associated Press 22689 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Man Drowns in Lake Boy Found Unresponsive in Tulsa Pool Dies http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/boy-found-unresponsive-tulsa-pool-dies <p>TULSA, Okla. (AP) &mdash; Tulsa police say a 5-year-old boy who was found unresponsive at an apartment complex swimming pool has died.</p><div><p>Officers said Thursday the child was swimming with some other children in a pool at the Canyon Creek Apartments Wednesday night when the other children screamed for help after noticing he was under water and not moving.</p><p>Police say he was taken to St. John Medical Center in serious condition and died later that night.</p><p>An investigation is under way.</p></div><br /><p align="center">Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:03:17 +0000 Associated Press 19727 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Boy Found Unresponsive in Tulsa Pool Dies Lawton Man Drowns in Southwestern Oklahoma Lake http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/lawton-man-drowns-southwestern-oklahoma-lake <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">SNYDER, Okla. (AP) &mdash; A young Lawton man has drowned at a lake in southwestern Oklahoma.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Jose Garcia was wading in the Tom Steed Lake Swim Beach area about 3:15 p.m. Sunday and started swimming north from there.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Troopers say he wasn&#39;t seen after that.</span></p> Mon, 28 May 2012 14:28:51 +0000 Associated Press 19463 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Lawton Man Drowns in Southwestern Oklahoma Lake Body of Oklahoma boy whose boat capsized found http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/body-oklahoma-boy-whose-boat-capsized-found <p>TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) &mdash; The body of a 6-year-old Valliant boy who was last seen on an outing with his father in the Little River has been recovered. An Oklahoma Highway Patrol dispatcher confirmed that the boy&#39;s body was recovered on Saturday but she had no details. The Texarkana Gazette reports that Dalton Lycklama was found about 4 p.m. north of Idabel. On February 26th, the boy was in a boat with his father, 32-year-old Steven Lycklama, and Dalton&#39;s 8-year-old brother, Devin, when the vessel went over a waterfall and capsized. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:01:11 +0000 John Durkee 14234 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Body of Oklahoma boy whose boat capsized found