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|Two dead, child injured in Lake Fork boating accident|
|Written by Clayton Neville|
|Tuesday, 02 July 2013 05:25|
Two people were killed, and a child seriously injured, in a boating accident Monday night on Lake Fork.
According to Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Quint Balkcom, the accident occurred around 8:40 p.m. in a boat lane just north of the 515 bridge in Wood County.
"Both boats were traveling in the boat lane and struck each other," Balkcom said. "The child was rescued from the water by multiple agencies."
Alba Fire Department, Lands End Fire Department, Wood County Sheriff's Office, and Texas Parks and Wildlife responded to the scene.
The 12-year-old child was transported by helicopter to Children's Hospital in Dallas. The chils is in critical condition.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.The identities of the deceased have not been released.