Saturday, May 20, 2017

Father & Daughter Drownings In Lake Whitney Saturday

Hill County Sheriff’s officials said 2 people drowned in Lake Whitney Saturday morning.

Chief Deputy Rick White said around 11:30 a.m. officials received a call that a child was swimming in the lake and went under. He said the girl’s father went in to try and rescue her, but he also went under and did not resurface.

Authorities and a dive team were working to recover the bodies of the father and daughter Saturday afternoon.