11-year-old Boy Killed in Crash on Alcova Reservoir
Casper, WY – Authorities say an 11 year-old boy has died from injuries he received in a collision between a personal watercraft and a speedboat on Alcova Reservoir over the weekend.
The boy was riding with a man on a Yamaha personal watercraft that collided with a speedboat Saturday afternoon. The man was transported to Wyoming Medical Center.
Natrona County Sheriff's Sgt. Mark Sellers says the collision is under investigation. Sellers says that both the man and the boy were wearing their life jackets and says none of the people on the boat was injured.
The Game and Fish Department says that the accident occurred in the Oakie Beach region of the reservoir and was the first major accident of the summer at the lake.