Local & Regional
Mon May 28, 2012
Lawton Man Drowns in Southwestern Oklahoma Lake
SNYDER, Okla. (AP) — A young Lawton man has drowned at a lake in southwestern Oklahoma.
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.
Troopers say he wasn't seen after that.
A crew using side-scan sonar and a drag tool located his body and pulled him out around 8:20 p.m. Sunday evening.
Garcia was the second person to drown in an Oklahoma lake this weekend.