Tulsa man drowns in Fort Gibson Lake

Ponca City Now - August 31, 2015 9:21 am

FORT GIBSON, Okla. (AP) – A Tulsa man has drowned in Fort Gibson Lake after going under water and never resurfacing.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the body of 38-year-old David Villicana-Lopez was recovered around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say Villicana-Lopez jumped off a boat and into the lake shortly before 8 p.m. the day before.

According to troopers, witnesses say they saw the man struggle in the water, but attempts to rescue him were unsuccessful.

 

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