2 people killed, 1 injured during boat malfunction on Lake Texoma
Posted on Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at 9:23 pm
LAKE TEXOMA, OK (MARSHALL COUNTY) – Two people were killed during a boating accident involving a steering malfunction on Lake Texoma yesterday morning, according to KOCO News.
The crash happened near Sanders Island View and Wood Island at about 7:30 a.m., when a boat experienced a steering malfunction. This caused the watercraft to sharply turn, resulting in the boat driver and two passengers being thrown from the craft.
The boat then crashed into the three victims.
The two passengers, identified as 80-year-old Devered Dee Hines and 62-year-old Eddie Wayne Hines, died at the scene.
The boat operator was taken to the hospital, then later released.
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