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Oklahoma man dead after boat collision on Lake Wister

The Associated Press - August 5, 2017 9:17 am

Oklahoma man dead after boat collision on Lake Wister
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating after a boat collision on Lake Wister left one man dead and another injured.
The patrol says in a preliminary report that 39-year-old Wister resident Matthew Place was killed Thursday after his boat collided with another vessel as both traveled in opposite directions coming around a point.
Place was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.
The 43-year-old driver of the second boat was treated at a local hospital for a leg injury and released. A 31-year-old passenger in the second boat was uninjured.
The patrol says it is investigating the conditions of both drivers, as well as what caused the two boats to collide.

 

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