Last Updated on 5 months by Mukesh
Cliff Diving Accident Grand Lake: An Oklahoma boy, 17, died while jumping from a cliff. The accident happened in the Dripping Springs area at the Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.
The Grand River Dam Authority received the information about the accident through an emergency call on Saturday around 6:30 in the evening.
The team of rescuers immediately reached the location and found the dead body of the boy 31 feet under the water.
There were many people present at sight. They are saying that they saw the boy jumping from the cliff but did not see him reaching the surface of the water.
The boy has been identified by his family and friends. He was Brexten Green and was 20 years of age. His parents were in New Mexico when the tragedy happened and rushed back on Sunday morning.
He was a student of Cashion High School. He was going to take admission in his second year at Emporia State University in Kansas.
Brexten was also interested in sports. He was a football as well as a baseball player. He was the captain of the football team of Cashion High School. He played as the wide receiver and defensive back in the team. Cashion High School team became the first team in history to win 16 matches. Brexten received the most valuable player award in District A-3. He was also chosen to play at the state level. Apart from football and baseball, he also took part in wrestling and powerlifting.
His coach Garin Higgins has also expressed grief at the loss. Emporia State confirmed his death through a press release on Sunday.
The date of Brexten’s funeral will be announced later. Cashion High School is holding a ceremony in the school gymnasium in honor of Brexten at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.