COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office were called out to the 9300 block of FM 3286 on the afternoon of June 21 to investigate a possible drowning.
According to deputies, a witness at the scene saw a bicyclist hit the side of a bridge and fall over the railing into Lake Lavon. The witness said they scoured the area and never saw the person surface from the water below.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
The Collin County Sheriff’s Office dive team and the Wylie Fire-Rescue dive team responded to the scene and bean a rescue operation. But at nightfall recue operations were terminated because of high winds, lightning and storms approaching the area.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
The next morning, on June 22, divers resumed their efforts and reentered the water. It was around 10:00 a.m. when divers located and recovered the body of an adult male.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
The body was taken to the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy and identification.