Three Year Old Drowns at Waurika Lake

A Jefferson County family is mourning the drowning death of their 3 year old boy and that death happened during a camping trip on Waurika Lake.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials, it happened Friday around 12:30 a.m.., at the Chisholm Camp Grounds swimming beach at Waurika Lake.

Investigators as the family slept in a tent three year old James Traywick Wyler woke up and wandered outside.

Officials say he was found about 100 yards from the tent in 10 to 18 inches of water.

He was taken to Jefferson County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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