Flash flood watch is still in effect for all of Texoma along with scattered flood warnings. The continued rain for today and tomorrow can cause flooding issues so watch road conditions, turn around don't drown. Thunderstorms are possible as well that could become on the strong side.
7-17-05 - A small boat capsizes on Lake Texoma in Marshall County Sunday night with nine people on board. 38-year-old Ruiz Santos was taken to the hospital and 7-month-old Yadira Ibarra little girl was taken by medical helicopter to Dallas Children's Hospital.
Marshall County authorities say 2 families from Whitesboro were on board the small boat when a large wave capsized the boat. All 9 people on board, including 5 children, went into the water. Only two of them were wearing life jackets.
Another boat saw the people in the water and called authorities. The 18-month-old girl was not breathing when she was brought on shore. A woman gave the toddler CPR and got her breathing before medics arrived. Santos, the driver, was taken to Marshall Memorial Hospital where he is listed in fair condition. The other 7 people on board were not injured.
The incident occured near Woods Island, just off the Buncombe Creek Marina in Marshall County.