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
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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.

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