Texas man drowns after kayaking accident

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BROKEN BOW, Okla. (KFOR) – Officials say a 32-year-old Texas man has died following a kayaking accident on the Mt. Fork River.

Around 11:15 a.m. on July 30, 32-year-old Samuel Emmanuel was kayaking on Mt. Fork River when his kayak struck a tree that was in the water.

As a result, his kayak capsized and Emmanuel went under the water. He never resurfaced.

His body was recovered around 12 p.m. on Aug. 1 by the OHP Dive Team, about 300 yards downstream from the search area.

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