Teen falls from boat, drowns in Bald Knob Lake

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A teen boy died after drowning in Bald Knob Lake on Friday night. 

Around 5:50 p.m., it was reported to the White County 911 Dispatch Center that 15-year-old Ethan Martin of Judsonia had fallen out of a boat at Bald Knob Lake. 

The caller stated that they could see the boat out on the lake but could not locate the boy. White County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue Dive Team, Survival Flight 6, Bald Knob Police, NorthStar EMS, and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Officers responded to the area. 

After several hours of searching, Ethan was found in Bald Knob Lake where he had drown. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is investigating this boating accident at this time.
 

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