Man saves wife and her sisters before going under in Sims Bayou

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A body was recovered late Sunday night after a man went missing while riding an ATV along Sims Bayou along SH-288 at Orem.

Family members at the scene told ABC13 26-year-old Damien Roque and his wife, along with her two younger sisters, were riding 4-wheelers on the hill alongside the road before ending up in the water.

Roque was able to get the woman and the two girls out of the water before he went under.

Crews are working to identify the body found.

Meanwhile, the group's 4-wheelers have also been found at the scene.

Follow Stefania Okolie on Instagram and Twitter.
Copyright © 2021 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.