OK: Two Hunters Drown In Lake Eucha
Two Hunters Drown In Lake Eucha
December 4, 2010
An early morning drowning Saturday took the life of two people, including
a 15-year-old boy. It happened at the Lake Eucha in Delaware County about 6
According to the Trooper's investigation, three people were attempting to
cross the lake to go deer hunting when there boat starting taking on water
due to being overloaded.
All three people, who were wearing heavy hunting clothes and boots,
jumped into the lake attempting to swim back to shore, according to the
A Checotah teen, Colyn L. Jones, panicked after jumping in and when
35-year-old Jonathan K. Searles turned back to help they both went under.
The other man made it safely to shore.
Although life jackets were on the boat, no one was wearing one..
Return to Hunting Accident Index
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material
whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe
that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes
a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section
107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted
material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must
obtain permission from the copyright owner.