Officials have confirmed the death of an individual due to drowning in Lake Lewisville. The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, prompting a swift response from local authorities.
The Frisco Fire Department received a distress call at around 3 p.m. on August 29, reporting a drowning incident in the Hickory Creek area of the lake. Initially, it was reported that two people were on a boat involved in the incident. Subsequent information revealed that the boat actually carried a total of four individuals.
Three of the four individuals managed to safely reach the shore without requiring medical assistance. The survivors declined treatment from Frisco fire officials.
As the search continued, the fourth person was located around 4:30 p.m. Unfortunately, authorities confirmed that the individual had drowned.
Multiple local agencies, including Frisco Fire Department, Little Elm Fire Department, Lewisville Fire Department, Denton County Sheriff's Office, and the Texas Game Warden, collaborated in the emergency response.
This incident follows the recent closure of the swim beach at Lewisville Lake Park by the city of Lewisville. Citing safety concerns, the swim beach had been closed to public access indefinitely, citing safety concerns.