Boaters hurt in overnight crash on Lake Travis

Travis County
View of Lake Travis from the Oasis development

LAKE TRAVIS, Texas (KXAN) — People were hurt after a boat crashed into an island Thursday night on Lake Travis.

The Texas Game Wardens said Friday morning the boat hit an island in front of Arkansas Bend around 9:30 p.m., sending one of the four people into the air. That person had a cut on their forehead. Wardens towed the boat to a marina and gave the driver a field sobriety test. That person was arrested and faces a Boating While Intoxicated charge.

The Texas Game Wardens and boating accident reconstruction team are investigating. 

The levels at Lake Travis are about 658.88 feet, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Separately, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office tweeted around 10:47 a.m. it had recovered a body from Lake Travis Friday morning.

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