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Media Contact: Maj. David Murray, 817-223-0160, david.murray@tpwd.texas.gov

July 3, 2013



Victims Identified in Fatal Boating Accident at Lake Fork

AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Game Wardens have identified the victims involved in a double fatality boating accident Monday evening on Lake Fork as Justin Douglas Wilcox, 34, Oglesby, Texas, and Walter Edward Serbon Jr., 69, Yantis, Texas.

A passenger in one of the vessels was severely injured and transported by helicopter from the scene to a Dallas area hospital.

One of the vessels involved sank at the scene and has been successfully raised by the Game Warden statewide Dive Team and Accident Reconstruction Team with specialized flotation lift bags and has been towed to shore for further investigation.

2013-07-03


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