Hunter drowns in southern Oklahoma while trying to save dog

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DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities in Stephens County say a duck hunter has drowned while trying to save his dog.

Sheriff Wayne McKinney told The Duncan Banner that the victim was duck hunting when he tried to rescue his dog after it got into trouble in icy water while retrieving a duck Saturday near Duncan.

The victim's name and other details of the incident haven't been released.

McKinney said the investigation is being turned over the Oklahoma Highway Patrol's Lake Patrol.



 
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