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Boy, 4, Dies After Saving Drowning Girl – READ MORE

5 year old girl drowns at Eagle Mountain Lake

5 year old Pipper Sasnett drowned in Eagle Mountain Lake at Shady Grove Park.  She was pronounced dead at Cook’s Hospital.  The water district is investigating her death.

News Stories of the drowning can be found at:

@StarTelegram:   Girl, 5, drowns at Eagle Mountain Lake

(story via Domingo Ramirez @mingoramirezjr

@NBCDFW:          5-year-old girl drowned in lake

(story via Kelsey Speiser)

2 Drownings while saving lives @ Joe Pool Lake – Lynn Creek Park

There were 2 incidences of drownings at Joe Pool Lake – Lynn Creek Park on Sunday.  In each incident the victim  was trying to save a life or help another out.   In both they succeeded.  In both they paid the ultimate sacrifice.

In one the man was trying to save the lives of his wife & children.  In the other the man was helping a friend into the boat.

Read the story from both:

NBCDFW:  Two Possible Drownings at Joe Pool Lake

WFAAChannel8: Twin tragedies at Joe Pool Lake


Update:  Video:

Boy saved from drowning at Joe Pool Lake remembers dad as hero

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