Union Grove High senior drowns in Lake Gladewater
POSTED: Monday, May 17, 2010 - 9:44am
UPDATED: Monday, May 17, 2010 - 6:48pm
GLADEWATER - At around 6:53 pm, the Gladewater Police, Fire and a local hospital were notified of a possible drowning at Lake Gladewater.
Upon arrival, two officers from the Police Department attempted several dives to try to rescue the victim but were unsuccessful. Divers from Longview Fire Department and the Big Sandy ALERT academy arrived later, and divers from Longview Fire Department quickly located the victim's body.
The victim was identified as 18 year old Justin Beasly, a Union Grove High School Senior. He would have graduated in a couple of weeks.