Altus Boy Drowns in Kiowa County

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A young boy is dead following a drowning just north of Snyder in Kiowa County.

A 4-year-old boy from Altus was swimming at the Tom Steed Reservoir.

According to authorities…. the boy was floating on a raft when the wind blew him and the raft past the swimming area.

The boy went underwater as he jumped off the raft and never resurfaced.

The boy’s body is now at the Oklahoma Medical Examiners Office.

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