Lake Texoma drowning victim identified

By: News 12 Email
By: News 12 Email

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- The victim in Tuesday's drowning at Lake Texoma has been identified.

OHP Troopers say 15-year-old, Garlin Ward, was swimming with his cousin at Sunset Cove Beach in Bryan County.

Troopers say the two were swimming back and forth between the beach and a sandbar when Ward stopped and began to scream for help.

They say Ward's cousin went to help him when they both went underwater.

The cousin re-surfaced but Ward did not.

Authorities found Ward's body around 6:30 last night.


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