Update: Additional details released on Lake Overholser rescue

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 1:25 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The name of the man who was thrown into the lake after his jet ski began sinking on Tuesday has been released, according to News on 6.

Kevin Anderson, a mechanic in the metro area, was test riding a Sea-Doo when it started to sink. A bystander, Cheryl Tobin, was walking her dogs when she heard a scream and then spotted Anderson.

Tobin encouraged Anderson to swim to shore. She grabbed him by his arms and pulled him out of the water.

At around noon first responders were called to the scene and transported Anderson to an area hospital.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma jet ski attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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