UPDATE: Officials call off boat rescue in Lake Palestine

UPDATE: Officials call off boat rescue in Lake Palestine
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POSTED: Monday, November 28, 2011 - 8:54am

UPDATED: Monday, November 28, 2011 - 9:53am

UPDATE: Smith County officials tell KETK, they have called off the boat rescue on Lake Palestine, after their search turned up no results.

They tell KETK, they were responding to a call by a woman who said she had seen the boat sinking.

Authorities say that when lakes get low like they are now, sunken items are uncovered and they will occassionally get calls like this.


Smith County Sheriff officials tell KETK, a boat is reportedly sinking in Emerald Bay in Lake Palestine.

Officials do not know at this time whether there are people on the boat.

KETK has a crew en route and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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