Jackson Williams Oklahoma, OSU graduate college student died following duck hunting accident

Jackson Williams Death – A 24-year-old years old Oklahoma man has died following a duck hunt accident that happened on Sooner Lake this morning. The victim has been identified as Jackson Williams. According to reports, Oklahoma State University student Jackson Williams passed away following the freaky accident.

How did the accident happen?

According to reports, Jackson Williams, a 24-year-old OSU graduate college student and duck hunter went to retrieve a duck and encountered a drop-off on Sooner Lake subsequently, water overwhelmed his waders, and he did not resurface. He was pronounced dead following the tragic incident.Jackson Williams Oklahoma, OSU graduate college student died following duck hunting accident

Oklahoma Game Wardens Stephen Paul, Jake Bersche, and Larry Green located the hunter using side imaging and aided OHP Lake Patrol in recovering him. The family expresses gratitude to all the other responding agencies that efficiently managed this unfortunate situation, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Noble County Sheriff’s Office, and Red Rock Fire Department.

About Jackson Williams

Jackson Williams was born in Greenbrier, Arkansas, and lived in Guthrie, Oklahoma. He graduated from Greenbrier High School (Arkansas). After high school, he went on to study at Panola College, the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Oklahoma State University. He also worked as a Soil Science Research Assistant at Oklahoma State University.

Jackson worked as an Agriculture/4H Educator at Logan County Cooperative Extension Service. A good friend was an understatement when it came to Jackson. He would give anyone the shirt off his back and the world didn’t deserve this rare, kind-hearted soul.

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University (OSU) is a public land-grant research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Established in 1890 under the Morrill Act, OSU, initially known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (Oklahoma A&M), serves as the flagship institution of the Oklahoma State University System.

With more than 35,000 students spread across its five campuses and an annual budget of $1.7 billion, OSU is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity.” In 2019, the main campus had an enrollment of 24,071 students, including 20,024 undergraduates and 4,017 graduate students.

OSU has a strong athletic tradition, with the Cowboys and Cowgirls winning 52 national championships, ranking sixth in most NCAA team national championships. Notably, OSU students and alumni have earned 34 Olympic medals as of 2021. The university boasts 48 Fulbright Scholars, astronauts, and a billionaire among its alumni.

The campus comes alive during the fall semester as students prepare for OSU’s Homecoming celebration, a tradition since 1913, attracting over 40,000 alumni and 70,000 participants each year. Billed as “America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration,” it is a significant event drawing widespread participation.

The extensive Oklahoma State University alumni network comprises over 250,000 graduates.

The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Jackson Williams.

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