Person on horseback drowns in Grady County

Grady County authorities say a person drown while riding their horse Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Grady County Sheriff's Office, witnesses called 911 after seeing the incident around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridge Creek area.

The witnesses say they saw a person ride a horse into a pond and both the horse and rider went underwater. The witnesses say the horse came back up from the water but the rider did not.

Authorities confirm a dive team recovered a body out of the pond located at 2374 County Road 1270.

The victim's identity has not been released.