Oklahoma Game Warden Rescues Man From Drowning


Wednesday, May 18th 2022, 12:02 pm
By: News 9, News On 6


DELAWARE COUNTY, Oklahoma -

An Oklahoma Game Warden is being recognized for saving a man from drowning last Wednesday in Delaware County.

Game Warden Riley Willman rescued a man who jumped into the water below the dam at Flint Creek Water Park in Colcord and was sucked under by a vortex.

The victim was underwater for several minutes before he popped up above water.

Willman pulled the man to the bank and administered CPR until the man's pulse returned before emergency crews arrived.

The victim was able to leave the hospital the next day.