Mother and daughter drown in McCurtain County

A mother and her daughter drowned in the Lower Mountain Fork River in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, Friday afternoon.

Shekinah Gable, 33 of Talihina, OK, and her daughter Majesty, 12 were swimming in the river around 4:15 p.m. just off the shore near the dam when Majesty was caught by the current and swept over the dam. Shekinah attempted to save her daughter and was caught by the current and carried over as well.