Drowning 5-year-old child drowns at splash pad in Caddo County

FORT COBB, OK (CADDO COUNTY) – A five-year-old child drowned in a splash pad area in Caddo County yesterday evening, according to information from KFOR News. The incident occurred at the Deer Run Splash Pad in Fort Cobb at around 7:09 p.m. At around that time, the boy’s family realized he was missing. They discovered […]

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Drowning Update: Additional details released on Lake Overholser rescue

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The name of the man who was thrown into the lake after his jet ski began sinking on Tuesday has been released, according to News on 6. Kevin Anderson, a mechanic in the metro area, was test riding a Sea-Doo when it started to sink. A bystander, Cheryl Tobin, was walking […]

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Drowning Fire crews respond to accident at Lake Overholser

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to OKC Fox, firefighters responded to an accident on Lake Overholser Tuesday. Authorities say that at around 12 p.m., a man was thrown into the lake after his jet ski flipped. One bystander and fire crews helped the man to shore. First responders treated the man at the scene and […]

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Car Accidents, Drowning, Personal Injury Update: Police identify victim who crashed at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Police have identified the woman who died at the hospital following a crash at NE 23rd St and Sooner Rd Monday, News 9 reports. Susanna Scheiler, 77, was a passenger in the back seat of an SUV that collided with another vehicle around 11:30 a.m. The SUV occupied by Scheiler continued […]

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Car Accidents, Drowning, Personal Injury Person dies following crash into pond near N.E. 23rd St and Sooner Rd

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A car drove into a pond following a collision near Northeast 23rd St and Sooner Rd Monday, KFOR reports. The initial wreck occurred around 11:30 a.m. Following that incident, one of the vehicles involved continued north from the crash site and went into a body of water. The car was occupied […]

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Car Accidents, Drowning, Personal Injury At least 1 dead after car overturns into Lake Overholser

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A fatal car accident was reported near Hwy 66 and Lake Overholser Dr on Sunday night, according to News 9. First responders have been able to recover one victim from the lake so far. It is unknown if there are any more victims of the crash. The time the accident occurred […]

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Drowning Update: Medical examiner rules teen’s death as accident

DEER CREEK, OK – The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Oluwatoyin Adewole Amuda’s death an accident, reports News 9. The drowning occurred at home on the 21600 block of Villagio Dr on June 16th. Amuda was found unresponsive in the pool. He died despite CPR being performed on him by both bystanders and emergency personnel. […]

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Drowning, Personal Injury Emergency crews on Lake Overholser rescue six people

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Dozens of first responders worked together to save a group of people who caught at the dam located at Lake Overholser on Sunday afternoon, reports KFOR. The first responders, around 30 in total, were dispatched to the lake around 12:30 p.m. after receiving a call saying four people were trapped by […]

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Drowning, Personal Injury, Product Defect, Wrongful Death 2 people killed, 1 injured during boat malfunction on Lake Texoma

LAKE TEXOMA, OK (MARSHALL COUNTY) – Two people were killed during a boating accident involving a steering malfunction on Lake Texoma yesterday morning, according to KOCO News. The crash happened near Sanders Island View and Wood Island at about 7:30 a.m., when a boat experienced a steering malfunction. This caused the watercraft to sharply turn, […]

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Drowning, Personal Injury Update: Authorities release June 911 call of Deer Creek drowning

DEER CREEK, OK – More information concerning the June 16 drowning of Oluwatoyin Adewole Amuda, 18, has been released by authorities, reports KFOR. The release is a roughly ten minute recording of the 911 call that was made after Amuda’s unresponsive body was found in the pool. On the recording, a woman is calling for […]

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