Two dead in boat accident on Lake Fork

Published on Tuesday, 2 July 2013 09:33 - Written by

 

 

BY KENNETH DEAN

kdean@tylerpaper..com

WOOD COUNTY - Authorities are on the scene of a fatal boating accident that occured Monday night on Lake Fork.

Details are sketchy at this time, but Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Capt. Quint Balkcom said told the Tyler Morning Telegraph there are two confirmed fatalities.

"We were out here all night and we had to get some rest. Today we are recreating the accident to determine what happened," he said.

Balkcom said one juvenile child was flown to Dallas Children's Hospital and remains in critical condition. 

"I am walking into a briefing now and I should have more information later this morning," he said.

Tyler Paper will continue following this story and will bring more details as they become available.