HASTINGS, Okla. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities say a North Texas man died on an Oklahoma lake when the boat he was riding in overturned.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the death happened Monday afternoon on Waurika Lake, about 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. According to a preliminary report, 73-year-old Darwin Wayne Smith of Arlington, was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: After 2 Days, Faiza Fahad Still Missing After Leaving Wylie Home On-Foot
The highway patrol says Smith’s flat-bottomed boat overturned for an unknown reason and Smith was thrown overboard into the water. The highway patrol says an autopsy will determine his cause of death and that Smith was wearing a flotation device.READ MORE: 'So Casual', Fort Worth Police Seek Suspects Who Stole, Destroyed Golf Carts From Resort
Authorities say it was cloudy and windy at the time.MORE NEWS: Burleson Police Department Asks For Prayers After Officer Kevin Cordell Shot In Line Of Duty
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