Man drowns in Lake Murray
ARDMORE — A man drowned Wednesday at Lake Murray in Carter County while swimming near a boat ramp, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
Darnell J. Taylor, 33, drowned near Martin’s Landing about 6:45 p.m. about 6.5 miles south of Ardmore, the patrol reports.
Taylor, of Ardmore, went under for an unknown reason and did not resurface. His family members yelled for help and a bystander swam in and pulled Taylor out of 6 feet of water about 25 feet from the boat ramp. Bystanders tried to revive Taylor, until paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene, the patrol reports.