The Tulsa District Corps of Engineers has confirmed that the body of 32-year-old Joseph Shrader was revered from Kaw Lake.
Army Corps. Of Engineers Commander, Col. Michael Teague, says Shrader’s body was found by search crews Wednesday morning.
Shrader, and two others, were fishing north of Coon Creek Cove Sunday night around 11:00p.m., when their boat hit a sand bar, causing the boat to capsize.
Andrew Carson Ancell, 43, of Ponca City, who was in the boat, told authorities that all three men tried to swim to the shore but only he made it uninjured.
Ernest Woodring Jr., 19, of Kaw City was pronounced dead on scene. Shrader was from Ponca City. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 By: KSOK News
Authorities are still searching for a man, missing after a boating accident on Kaw Lake Sunday night.
According to NewsOk.com, Joseph Dean Shrader, 32, of Ponca City man is missing, and Andres Ernest Woodring Jr., 19, of Kaw City is dead after the boat they were in overturned Sunday night.
Andrew Carson Ancell, 43, of Ponca City, who was also in the boat, told authorities that they were laying drop lines north of Coon Creek Cove, when they hit a sandbar and their 14-foot boat capsized around 11:00p.m.
All three men tried to swim to the shore but only Ancell made it uninjured. Ancell said he and Woodring were swimming towards shore on an ice chest, when the lid separated from the chest with Woodring holding onto it.
Once they reached the shore Ancell pulled Woodring ashore and he was pronounced dead on scene.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Lake Patrol, Kay County Sheriff’s Office, Army Corps of Engineers and game wardens are still searching the lake Tuesday for Shrader.