Oklahoma City firefighters rescue teen at Overholser Dam

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2020 at 9:46 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Divers and firefighters in Oklahoma City reduced a teenager in distress near the Overholser Dam Thursday morning.

According to News 9, emergency crews noticed a 17-year-old male without a lifevest holding an object near the dam and jumped into action. The teen was safely pulled from the water and treated at the scene.

An investigation into why the individual was trapped in the water is underway. No other injuries were reported at the scene.

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 personal injury 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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