Man drowns in Falcon Lake, Starr County Sheriff’s Office investigating

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STARR COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — One man is dead after drowning in Falcon Lake while boating.

According to officials, a 74-year-old man died on Wednesday after falling off a boat into a water and drowning.

The victim’s name has not yet been released to the public.

Falcon Lake, officially known as the Falcon International Reservoir, is a reservoir that was formed by construction of the Falcon Dam in a western portion of Starr County in 1953. The reservoir sits on the U.S.-Mexico border along portions of Starr and Zapata counties.

Starr County Sheriff’s Office investigators are handling the case.

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