Lake Fork accident leaves 2 people dead

Lake Fork accident leaves 2 people dead
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POSTED: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 6:46pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 7:01pm

Two people are dead and one child is injured after a Monday night boating accident in Wood County, Texas. 

The wreck happened around 8:40 p.m. Monday when two boats collided on Lake Fork. 

Both drivers were killed and a 12-year-old child was critically injured and flown to Dallas for care. 

Names of the victims will not be released due to general policy by the game warden. 

At this time, officials are recovering one of the boats from the bottom of the lake to check for evidence. 

"This should be taken as a very serious event. it's not something that happens frequently in texas. It does remind us of the dangers that are present in the waterways." said Smith County Game Warden, Quint Balkcom.

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