Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, September 03, 2014, 3:06 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Boating accident kills 1 in Garland County

By Lisa Burnett , Ashley Nerbovig

This article was published May 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

A boating collision in Garland County led to the death of one of the boat's passengers, officials said.

The two boats ran into each other a little before midnight Saturday on Lake Hamilton, resulting in one fatality, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officials said. The accident occurred near Smyly's Crab Shack.

No other injuries have been reported.

Officials are still trying to contact the family of the victim and are not releasing any names at this time.

Comments on: Boating accident kills 1 in Garland County

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 total comments

AmericasDoomed says... May 25, 2014 at 6:20 p.m.

I'm just guessing but I'll wager that alcohol was involved. That's a dangerous lake during daylight hours.

( | suggest removal )

arkansanbychoice says... May 25, 2014 at 8:20 p.m.

BUI checkpoints need to be scheduled each weekend and on random days at Lake Hamilton. It's unsafe. Another issue is the lack of boating safety classes nor instruction videos at the boat rental facilities.

( | suggest removal )

jylatham says... May 29, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

Unfortunately, yes, it was a drunk.
Fortunately, he was the one killed, not anyone else.

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Industrial maintenance mechanic/technicians

    Jasper Products Jasper Products, LLC is an industry-leading ...
    JOPLIN, MO

  • Production supervisor

    earn egg-cellent pay Along with an excellent compensation pa...
    SILOAM SPRINGS, AR

  • Manager

    — Quality AssuranceGeorgia-Pacific LLC has an open position...
    CROSSETT, AR

  • Employment

    drivers class a cdl Drivers with 2 yrs experience and clean ...
    Stuttgart, AR

  • Tax preparer

    Large Independent Tax Company is seeking F/T & P/TExperience...
    CONWAY, AR

Search 921 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online