Teen's drowning 2nd in two weeks at Oxbow Park

An 8-year-old boy drowned at the same park on July 30.

Posted: Aug 14, 2019 7:34 AM
Updated: Aug 14, 2019 10:05 AM

SANDY, Ore. (AP) -- A 15-year-old boy has drowned at Oxbow Regional Park, the second drowning at the popular park in two weeks.

The boy was swimming in the Sandy River on Monday afternoon when he disappeared.

Authorities searched the river and found the boy's body just before 6 p.m.

The teen's name has not been released.

An 8-year-old boy drowned at the same park on July 30.

Authorities urged swimmers to wear the free life jackets that are offered at the park during the summer.

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