MCALESTER, Okla. - A man died over the weekend after he reportedly fell off a Jet Ski, then saved a young girl's life.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Michael Waldo and an 8-year-old girl fell into the water when their Jet Ski overturned yesterday evening at Lake Eufaula.
Troopers say Waldo helped the young girl stay afloat until a good Samaritan rescued her. Waldo then went underwater and never resurfaced.
OHP says neither Waldo or the girl were wearing life jackets.
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