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voiceofreason
09-07-2017, 08:07 AM
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Man accused of operating boat under the influence arrested in death of 9-year-old Oklahoma boy
9/4/17

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OKMULGEE, Okla. An Oklahoma man accused of operating a boat under the influence was arrested for the death of a 9-year-old boy.

Over the Labor Day weekend, Jared Trotter, 34, was driving his boat at a high rate of speed on Okmulgee Lake when he crashed into a smaller boat, Okmulgee police said.

Police said a 9-year-old boy on board the smaller boat that was struck died at the scene.

An older boy was flown to a local hospital by Lifeflight.

His condition is unknown at this time.

Trotter was arrested and booked into jail for operating a boat under the influence of intoxicants and manslaughter.

Witnesses told police they saw a man who was in the boat with Trotter run away from the scene.