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Game Warden STORM Team Investigating Lake Corpus Christi Boating Accident
CORPUS CHIRSTI – Two members of a newly created forensic reconstruction and mapping team are helping Corpus Christi-area game wardens in their investigation of a boating accident that injured five persons Sunday on Lake Corpus Christi.
The accident occurred about 4 p.m. near where the Nueces River empties into the lake.
According to Game Warden Capt. James Dunks, an aluminum center console boat with seven people on board collided with an unknown fixed object. Of the five persons transported to a local hospital, two were flown out by helicopter.
After the accident, the operator of the boat was able to beach the craft near a residence and some of the occupants yelled for help. The Nueces County Sheriff’s Department and game wardens responded to the scene.
The team was working Tuesday afternoon to locate the object the boat struck. After that, using state-of-art digital mapping equipment, the team will produce a 3-D video model of the accident.
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