Published: May 4, 2020, 6:54 am Updated: May 4, 2020, 11:48 amGALVESTON, Texas – A 10-year-old Arkansas boy drowned while swimming with his family in Galveston County, authorities said.
Micah Batson of Little Rock disappeared shortly before noon Saturday while swimming with his family in waters off Crystal Beach, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said.
The boy's father told authorities that he and his son were in waist-high water when a wave crashed over them and separated them, the Galveston County Daily News reported.
Padre Island National Seashore to allow overnight beach campingFirst responders found the boy’s body several hours later, authorities said.
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