Man dies after jumping off dock into Lake Conroe, authorities say

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas- A 43-year-old man died after jumping off a dock into Lake Conroe Monday evening, authorities say.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas- A 43-year-old man died after jumping off a dock into Lake Conroe Monday evening, authorities say.

According to Montgomery County Precinct 1 Lake Patrol, they responded to a call shortly after 5:30 p.m. at a dock located at the FM 830 boat ramp. 

Upon arrival, they discovered a man was swimming with his friends when he decided to jump off a dock. His friends told authorities that he came up for just a moment then went back into the water and never resurfaced. 

Sonar was able to detect the body, and divers were able to get it out the water after about an hour. 

Authorities said he went into the water feet first, and it was about 6 feet. 

 

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