Drowning at Lake Alan Henry brings reminder of boat safety - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/20/09

Drowning at Lake Alan Henry brings reminder of boat safety

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The tragic boat accident that took the life of an Arizona man Sunday on Lake Alan Henry has officials reminding folks to be careful on the water this summer. Sunday, 35-year-old Daniel Parker fell overboard while his boat was moving. Divers recovered Parker's body Monday morning using sonar technology. His death was the first on Lake Alan Henry this boating season.

"We'd encourage people if nothing else in light of things to review safety its unfortunate tragedy and again this investigtaion is underway and the exact causes come out later," said Captain Greg Stevens with the Lubbock Police Department. Stevens says resources are available online through Texas Parks and Wildlife, and at the Lake Alan Henry gate.

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