Boating Accident - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

04/24/06 - Nacogdoches

Boating Accident

Two East Texas men know they are 'lucky' to be alive tonight. They are both hurt after a boating accident that happened early Saturday morning on Lake Nacogdoches. Former Nacogdoches school board member Duncan Rogde is hurt the worst. His knee cap is severely crushed. He required surgery, remains hospitalized and is expected to undergo months of rehabilitation. His boating partner, Sidney Pierce was also hurt and is recuperating at home.The two were in a motionless boat When it was slammed by a fast moving 'bass boat' driven by Chris Tucker. Tucker was thrown from the boat and is all right. Game wardens believe fog contributed to the accident.
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