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33-year-old man drowns in Hughes County pond after kayak overturns

Posted at 9:38 AM, Jul 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-27 10:38:44-04

HUGHES COUNTY, Okla. -- A 33-year-old man died early Friday morning on a private pond southwest of Stuart, officials said.

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol report said David Reyes-Jimenez, 33, of Lewisville, Texas, was in a pond 20 feet from the shoreline when the kayak he was in overturned.

Officials said Reyes-Jimenez went underwater and never resurfaced.

Two juveniles who were in the kayak were wearing flotation devices and made it to shore. 

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