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Game Wardens Investigate Fatal Boating Accident at Lake Fork
AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Game Wardens are investigating a double fatality boating accident on Lake Fork.
The incident involved two vessels and occurred Monday at about 8:45 p.m. Both vessel operators were killed. A passenger in one of the vessels was severely injured and transported by helicopter from the scene to a Dallas area hospital. The names of the victims have not been released.
One of the vessels involved sank at the scene and will be raised with specialized lift bags and then towed to shore for further investigation.
Game Wardens activated their statewide Dive Team and Accident Reconstruction Team. Game Wardens are working with the Wood County Sheriff’s Department.
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