Eight People Drown in Texas Lakes Over Holiday Weekend - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/7/08

Eight People Drown in Texas Lakes Over Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend was a deadly one on Texas lakes as authorities reported at least eight drownings. 

Among them was a 3-year-old girl found in Lewisville Lake in North Texas. A woman and three men also drowned at that lake. 

An Irving man jumped into Grapevine Lake Sunday from a party boat and never resurfaced and a 31-year-old scuba diver died in Lake Ray Roberts.

In Grand Prairie, a 13-year-old drowned in Joe Pool Lake and in Austin, a Houston man died at Lake Travis after diving into the water to untwist a boat anchor.

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