Lake Quitman drowning

Hube Harless, Courtesy: Wood Co. Sheriff's Office
Hube Harless, Courtesy: Wood Co. Sheriff's Office

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QUITMAN, TX (Wood County-PD) - On June 27 at approx. 3:10 PM Wood County Deputies were dispatched to Lake Quitman on Cr 1416 in reference to a possible drowning.

Upon arrival two subjects were administering CPR on a white male. EMS had already been summoned to the scene. The subjects advised the victim was about 30 yards off shore when the victim advised he could not breathe and they got him out of the water. The victim's girlfriend advised that he suffered from high blood pressure. The victim was transported to ETMC Quitman where he was pronounced dead.

The victim Hube Larrimore Harless W/M 2/22/1948 was sent to Dallas Forensics for an Autopsy for determination of the exact cause of death.

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