Two killed after truck swept away by water in Muskogee County


MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities in Muskogee County are investigating a deadly incident that claimed the lives of two people.

Around 11 a.m. on Dec. 4, emergency crews were called to a creek east of Warner in Muskogee County after bystanders spotted a truck in the water.

When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the truck downstream.

Sadly, investigators also discovered the bodies of 66-year-old Dusty Ross and Larry Beckett in the water.

According to an accident report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, authorities believe the men were trying to cross a low water bridge around 9 p.m. on Dec. 2.

However, the water ended up pushing the truck into the creek.



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