Search continues for missing juvenile boater at Lake of the Arbuckles

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

MURRAY COUNTY, OK - Search crews are looking for a juvenile boater who went missing at Lake of the Arbuckles Saturday evening.

Just after 5 p.m. Saturday, Park Rangers at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area responded to reports of a boat sinking near The Point swimming area.

Authorities say three people on the boat ended up in the water and that a fisherman was able to rescue two of the boaters.

Park Rangers say the third boater is still missing and presumed drowned.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol drive team, Sulphur Fire Department and the Oklahoma Fish and Game are assisting in the search.

Saturday's search efforts have been hampered by inclement weather.

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