Bridge City man dies in drowning in Sabine River


The Newton County, Texas Sheriff's Office is investigating a drowning of a Bridge City, Texas man. Authorities say it happened off Highway 12 at the Sabine River Boat ramp. 

According to Sheriff Joe Walker, 21-year-old Michael Wuske dove head first off the bridge into water that was six feet deep and hit his head. Authorities recovered his body and he was pronounced dead on the scene.

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