Missing Boater Near Eagle Mountain Lake Found Dead

The missing boater was recovered at around 6:30 p.m.

A boater who had gone missing earlier Thursday afternoon after a watercraft overturned along the Trinity River in Tarrant County was found dead at around 6:30 p.m. Another man was rescued earlier in the day.

Rescue crews were dispatched before 2:30 p.m. to search the west fork of the Trinity River near Eagle Mountain Lake, officials said.

Initial reports indicated two people were on the boat before it capsized. One person was pulled from the water and the second person never resurfaced.

Searchers were seen using a drone and boats were deployed along the creek.

Recovery efforts were assisted by a Texas State Game Warden.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner was contacted to take custody, obtain positive identification and notify the next of kin.

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