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Texas man, 46, drowns in Mountain Fork River in McCurtain County


IDABEL, Oklahoma — A Texas man's body has been found in the Mountain Fork River in McCurtain County.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the body of 46-year-old Kye Nam Hwang of Lewisville, Texas, was recovered Wednesday.

According to troopers, Hwang was fishing when he slipped into the water around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and never resurfaced. Authorities say Hwang could not swim.

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