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March 19, 2014

Bridge Creek drowning victim identified

BRIDGE CREEK —

The man who drowned yesterday in a Bridge Creek pond was identified as 50-year-old Barry Collins of Washington, Okla. 

Sheriff's Office Public Relations Officer Lisa Hatchett said witnesses saw a person riding a horse into the pond yesterday. Both man and beast went underwater, and the horse came up shortly after, but the person did not, according to Hatchett."The dive team is there and has recovered a body," Hatchett said.

 It appeared the victim's horse slipped on a dam under the water Hatchett said. 

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