Stranded boat occupants at Buck Creek State Park safely located

UPDATE @ 4:30 a.m. 

Both people who were stranded on a boat on the reservoir at Buck Creek State Park have been located and are safely ashore.

We’re working to learn more details.  


Fire crews are working to locate and rescue two people left stranded on a boat after it lost power on the reservoir at Buck Creek State Park.

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Deputies and fire crews were dispatched to the state park around 2:50 a.m. after an occupant of the boat called 911. 

Dispatchers said the occupant reported the boat’s battery died and the boat was beginning to fill up with water. 

We’ll update this page as new information becomes available.  

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