Friday 04/07/2023On Friday morning 04/07/2023 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher received a call from a fisherman. The fisherman stated he was on the south side of Lake o’ the Pines in south west Marion County, Texas. He reported observing a black jeep submerged about forty feet from the Woody’s Camp boat ramp.
Deputies arrived at the scene as well as a local wrecker service. As the jeep was being prepared for removal from the water, it was discovered a person was still in the vehicle and moving.
With the assistance of the wrecker service, fisherman, and Marion County deputies, a female was safely rescued from the submerged jeep. EMS responded to the location and transported the female to a local hospital.
During the incident, it was determined the woman was listed as a missing person from the Longview Texas Police Department.