Granbury High School honors students who drowned on ‘Senior Skip Day’

GRANBURY - Granbury High School students released hundreds of white balloons into the air in honor of their classmates who died Monday.

Oscar Rios and Julio Espinosa-Guerrero passed away drowning while swimming in a lake at Wheeler Branch Park near Glen Rose, just southwest of Fort Worth. Officials say the incident was not school related.

Rios, 18, fell into the water and Espinosa-Guerroro, 17,  jumped into water to help him. Both teens were airlifted to a nearby hospital, where they were pronounced dead.