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Two Granbury High School students drown near Glen Rose, sheriff says

The Granbury school district posted about the deaths Monday evening, saying the incident was not school-related.

Two Granbury High School students drowned at the Wheeler Branch Reservoir near Glen Rose on Monday, officials said.

Julio Espinosa-Guerrero, 17, and Oscar Rios, 18, were not at school Monday. They were flown to a hospital in Fort Worth, where they were pronounced dead, according to a Texas Game Warden spokesperson.

The Granbury school district posted on Facebook about the deaths Monday evening, saying the incident "was not school-related."

Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds confirmed the drownings. The Wheeler Branch Reservoir is in neighboring Somervell County, southwest of Fort Worth.

Counselors, administrators and local ministers were available for students at the school Monday evening and Tuesday during school.