Boater Missing at Eagle Mountain Lake

By Elvira Sakmari
|  Monday, Oct 15, 2012  |  Updated 10:54 AM CDT
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Boater Missing at Eagle Mountain Lake

NBC 5 News

A crew on a police boat search the water for a missing boater on Eagle Mountain Lake.

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Crews continue the search for a boater missing on Eagle Mountain Lake since Sunday.

Tarrant Regional Water District officers said they received a call at around 5 p.m. Sunday that a 26-foot Cabin Cruiser with up to 12 people on board had sunk south and east of the Fort Worth Boat Club.

Witnesses said the boat was swamped after being hit by a big wave. Other boaters managed to rescue 11 people from the lake.

Divers searched for the missing 51-year-old man but couldn't find him, they resumed their search Monday morning.

TRWD and State Game Wardens secured the bow of the boat which sunk stern down in 38-feet of water.

Divers didn't find the man inside the boat Sunday night, they said it's presumed he is not inside the vessel.

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