UPDATED – Drowning Reported at Skiatook Lake

Mike Seals - May 25, 2020 10:51 pm

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reported a drowning yesterday (Monday)  at approximately 5 p.m. on Skiatook Lake at Tallchief Cove in Osage County.

The reported victim was a 17-year-old Hispanic male.

He was pronounced deceased on the scene by Country Corner Fire Department, and transported by Ray Fransisco Funeral Home to their funeral home in Tulsa.

According to the report, the victim was swimming at the beach boundary line, when he began struggling in about 5 and a half feet of water.

The victim went under the water and did not resurface.

The Country Corner Fire Department recovered the remains of the victim at 6:22 p.m. Monday.

The OHP report concludes by noting that it was raining at the time of the incident, and that no personal flotation devices were in use at the time of the incident.


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