Lake Eufaula, OK – 13-year-old drowns while swimming at Lake Eufaula
LAKE EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) A 13-year-old boy has drowned while swimming with family at Lake Eufaula in McIntosh County.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Dylan Shafer drowned shortly after noon Sunday at Paradise Point.
Troopers say Shafer was swimming with two cousins and his sister when the sister panicked and pushed him under the water. His body was found about 4 p.m. about 200 yards from the shore in about seven feet of water.
ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is releasing the name of the trooper involved in a shootout that killed two Texas men suspected of robbing a bank in Wright City.
Lt. George Brown says Trooper Eric Blades is on paid leave pending an investigation into the Thursday afternoon shooting near Antlers that killed Jeremy Dysart of North Richland Hills and Justin Whisenhunt of White Settlement.
Henryetta, OK – Seventh person dies in Oklahoma turnpike wreck
HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) A head-on collision that killed six people in eastern Oklahoma earlier this month has claimed another life.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Jorge Salas Jr. died June 11 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa.
Salas was riding in a vehicle driven by his father, Jorge Salas Sr., June 4 when the vehicle collided with another vehicle that was pulling a travel trailer on the Indian Nation Turnpike near Henryetta.