2 Killed in Boating Wreck on Lake Palo Pinto - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

2 Killed in Boating Wreck on Lake Palo Pinto

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    Sheriff Deputies in Palo Pinto County say two men are dead after a jet ski crash on Lake Palo Pinto. (Published Sunday, July 16, 2017)

    Sheriff Deputies in Palo Pinto County say two men are dead after a wreck on Lake Palo Pinto.

    Investigators said the men went out on a personal watercraft just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

    Friends of the two men, who were at the lake house where the group was staying, tell police that shortly after the two men left they heard a loud crash.

    Rescue crews later found the a lot of debris and the bodies of both men.

     

     

    Texas Game Wardens have identified the men as Tanner Poeschel, 22, of Fort Worth and Harrison Smith, 22, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee.

    Investigators said both men were wearing life jackets.

    The Texas Game Wardens and the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office are working together to find out what led to the crash.

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