Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS responds to a drowning at Possum Kingdom lake Sunday afternoon.
Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS responds to a drowning at Possum Kingdom lake Sunday afternoon. (Mark Engebretson)
Divers from Brazos River Authority recovered the body of Justin Lee Utley, 22, of Newcastle, Sunday evening at Possum Kingdom Lake. Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Shawn Humphries pronounced him dead sometime after 8 p.m. Sunday of accidental drowning and ordered an autopsy. The incident occurred in the 100 block of Rock Creek Loop. PK East VFD and EMS responded with BRA lake rangers and Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office deputies. Lake rangers used side-scan sonar to locate Utley in about 12 feet of water, one official said.


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