MCINTOSH COUNTY – A Checotah man drowned Wednesday after falling into Lake Eufaula in McIntosh County.
Authorities said Troy Haynes, 49, was looking for his dog when he walked down a rough trail to the shoreline. Haynes, who had physical disabilities from a previous stroke, slipped off the rocks and fell into the water, authorities said.
Troopers said Haynes drowned in two feet of water. His body was recovered near the south shoreline.