OHP recovers drowning victim from Lake Texoma

OHP recovers drowning victim from Lake Texoma

LAKE TEXOMA, Okla._The body of a man who drowned at Lake Texoma this weekend has been recovered.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Peter Buckner of Durant disappeared underwater just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday after he was swimming under Rail Road Bridge at Rock Creek on Lake Texoma. Witnesses say Buckner walked off the east edge of the bridge and started to swim under the bridge. Witnesses then heard him yell for help and saw him go underwater without resurfacing.

Authorities recovered Buckner's body early Sunday morning.