Recovery underway at Lake Travis after swimmer goes under Monday evening


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A water rescue at Lake Travis has switched to recovery mode after a swimmer was unable to be found Monday evening.

Several area fire departments and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to 1505 Hurst Creek Road on Lake Travis at around 4:40 p.m. after reports of a swimmer who went under the water and didn’t resurface.

Despite extensive search, including STARFlight air rescue, the search was ended and turned over to law enforcement.

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