4-year-old drowns in Creek County


Saturday, August 2nd 2008, 9:43 pm
By: News 9


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HEYBURN, Okla. - A 4-year-old girl drowned in Sunset Bay on Lake Hyeburn in Creek County Saturday afternoon.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the victim as Banay M. Crisp of Tulsa.

The girl was swimming in approximately 2 feet of water at the swim beach while her mother was cooking dinner police said.

According to investigators, a van pulled up between the mother and the lake. The mother lost sight of the her daughter.

The child was found in 3 to 4 feet of water approximately 15 feet west of the shoreline around 2:40 p.m. police said.

She was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa where she was pronounced dead about 4 p.m.