Game Wardens Searching for Person After Car Plunges into Sulphur River


UPDATE 9:12 P.M. – The vehicle has been located and divers are in the process of floating it so it can be searched for the remaining victim.

At approximately 6 p.m. Wardens in Bowie and Cass county were notified of a single vehicle accident at the Wright Patman dam.

According to Texas Game Warden Captain Shawn Hervey, a vehicle broke through the barrier at the spillway landing in the southern outlet.

A female was rescued by a witnesses who was fishing and saw the vehicle plunge into the water. A male occupant is still missing.

Texas DPS is working the accident scene and Texas Game Wardens are conducting a water fatality and searching the river.

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