Ponca City, OK

Now: 78 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 78 °F | Lo: 73 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 95 °F 

Lo: 74 °F

Thursday

Hi: 101 °F 

Lo: 77 °F

Friday

Hi: 104 °F 

Lo: 74 °F

Saturday

Hi: 98 °F 

Lo: 75 °F

Sunday

Hi: 99 °F 

Lo: 76 °F

Broken Arrow girl injured in boating accident

Ponca City Now - July 6, 2018 9:41 am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Marine Enforcement Division investigated a personal injury boating incident which occurred at 11:51 a.m. Thursday on Skiatook Lake, approximately .75 mile northwest of Tall Chief Cove in Osage County.

The incident involved a 2018 23-foot Price Craft Tri-toon boat, operated by Garrett Lee Barnes, 44, of Broken Arrow, OK. He was not injured.

A 16-year-old girl from Broken Arrow was transported by Country Corner EMS to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where she was admitted in stable condition with leg injuries.

Three other passengers on the boat were not injured.

The Highway Patrol said the injured girl was riding a tube when the rope became entangled with her leg, causing her injuries.

 

Latest Stories

Health Department attorney resigns; now faces criminal charges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The top attorney at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has resigned...

City Commission hears presentation on plans for broadband internet access to homes

The Ponca City Board of Commissioners heard a presentation by Technology Services Director Dave Williams Monday...

Claremore man injured in accident near Perkins

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a Claremore man was injured in an accident near Perkins in...