COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — The search continues for a man still missing after a boat overturned on Lake Lavon yesterday evening. Two of the missing occupants were found deceased earlier today. Only one appears to have survived.
The Collin County Sheriff’s Office said that on Saturday, June 18, 2022, deputies responded to a boater in distress near Brockdale Park on Lake Lavon.
At about 8:45 p.m., a strong storm crossed the lake and caused a small boat occupied by four men to overturn.
One of the occupants was able to hold onto a tree and call 911. Game Wardens on the water were able to rescue him and they learned the three other men had disappeared.
A search by water and air was initiated, but the missing men were not found.
Then, early Sunday morning, Collin County Sheriff’s deputies resumed their search. They had to pause their efforts twice due to weather, but after some time a body was recovered from the water by boat. A second body was found Sunday afternoon.
The Collin County Sheriff’s Office, Wylie Fire Department, Princeton Fire Department, and Game Wardens are continuing to search for the remaining man. His is presumed drowned.
The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.