Man injured in Lake Texoma boat explosion

By: Sara Humphrey Email
By: Sara Humphrey Email

MARSHALL COUNTY, OK - A man had to be flown to a Dallas hospital after his sailboat exploded on Lake Texoma this morning.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the owner was working on his boat in a slip at the Caney Creek Yacht Club when it happened.

Troopers said the man suffered second degree burns to his arms.

Investigators are still looking into what caused the boat to ignite.

At least two other surrounding sailboats were burned during the fire.

OHP has not released the name of the injured man.

His condition is not known at this time.


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