On Thursday, July 6 at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Lewisville Fire dive team recovered the 19-year-old male. The Highland Village Fire and Police departments, Lewisville Fire Department dive team, Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers all worked on the recovery.
9:12 p.m. Update: The Lewisville Fire dive team was not able to recover the 19-year-old male who went under water at Copperas Branch Park on Lake Lewisville. They will resume their efforts Thursday morning.
On July 5, 2023 at approximately 4:15 Highland Village Fire was notified of a possible drowning at Copperas Branch Park in Highland Village. A 19 year-old male out of Dallas was swimming with friends, went under and reportedly did not re-surface.
The Highland Village Fire Department and the Lewisville Fire Department dive team are actively searching for the 19-year-old male.