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Child drowns at Waurika Lake

James Traywick Wyler, 3, of Ryan, OK, drowned Saturday in Waurika Lake at Chisholm Camp Grounds swimming beach in Jefferson County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 7, 2012

A child died after he was found early Saturday morning in Waurika Lake, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

James Traywick Wyler, 3, of Ryan, left the tent about 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Chisholm Camp Grounds in Jefferson County and wandered about 100 yards to the lake. Wyler was found in 10 to 18 inches of water, troopers said.

He was pronounced dead at Jefferson County Hospital. He was not wearing a life vest, troopers said. has disabled the comments for this article.


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