Texas man presumed drowned in Broken Bow Lake

Calvin Dewayne Straughter, 29, of Allen, Texas, missing and presumed drowned after jumping into Broken Bow Lake from a boat Saturday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: August 13, 2012
Advertisement
;

An Allen, Texas, man is missing and presumed drowned after jumping into Broken Bow Lake from a boat, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Calvin Dewayne Straughter, 29, was on a boat east of the marina when he jumped into the water about 3:45 p.m. Saturday, according to a patrol report.

Straughter began to struggle in the water and a life jacket was thrown to him, but he submerged before anyone could reach him, troopers said.

Efforts to recover his body continued Monday evening.


NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.
Advertisement


Trending Now



AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Oldest living former MLB player dies at 102
  2. 2
    Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops stops by Kentucky practice
  3. 3
    Grizzlies' Courtney Lee says Memphis likes Westbrook taking shots
  4. 4
    Teens squeeze an invention from watery ketchup
  5. 5
    Boy saves for Playstation, then gives money away
+ show more