Two men drown late Sunday in Marion County

JEFFERSON/MARION COUNTY (KYTX) - The Marion County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that two men drowned on a private lake near Jefferson on Sunday.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the lake on Liberty Road at 7:57 p.m. Sunday. They learned that Juan Andrade Olvera, 33, and Daniel Elias Olvera, 32, had been on a jet-ski and a boat when Daniel became distressed underwater, according to the sheriff's office. Juan tried to get help, but they eventually both fell above water, according to the sheriff's office.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Service joined the Marion County Dive Team in recovering the bodies. Their deaths have been ruled accidental.


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