Drowning at Ft. Supply Lake


A young man from Dalhart, Texas, drowned in Woodward County on Sunday. The incident occurred July 14 at 1:37 p.m. at Ft. Supply Lake.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Mario Sebastian-Mejia, 18, of Dalhart, was wading outside the swim beach area approximately 90 yards south of the boat ramp and approximately 50 feet east of the west shore line. According to a witness, the victim fell off a jetty wall, went underwater and never resurfaced.

The victim was located at approximately 6:50 p.m. in five feet of water by the use of side-scan sonar and was recovered by the use of a drag tool. The body...

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