UPDATE: Search called off, missing boater found safe
POSTED: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 6:21pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 6:31pm
Lake Palestine, Texas (KETK) — Two search and rescue teams were looking for a reported missing boat and person on Lake Palestine near Coffee City.
A caller told authorities they saw a large wave hit a boat and throw the driver, whom is believed to be a man. Witnesses said the accident happened on the east side of the bridge near the Smith County-Henderson County line.
The Coffee City Volunteer Fire Department was assisting in the search, but other boaters in the area assisted the man to safety.