Swimmer drowns at Joe Pool Lake

At around 4:20pm yesterday, July 4th, multiple emergency responders from the Grand Prairie Police and Fire/EMS departments responded to a drowning incident at Joe Pool Lake.

It was reported that a man swimming near the Lynn Creek Marina did not resurface after going under the water. Grand Prairie Fire Department’s dive team was requested to assist in the recovery effort.

The swimmer was located after a search of the water and transported by ambulance to Methodist Mansfield hospital, but pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 26-year-old man from Dallas.

The incident remains under investigation.

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