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Boy killed at Oklahoma lake after being hit by vehicle driven by father

BY KENDRICK MARSHALL, TULSA WORLD Modified: June 24, 2013 at 1:39 pm •  Published: June 24, 2013

A young boy was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle driven by his father at a campsite at Spencer Creek Cove on Oologah Lake, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

The boy, whose name and age were not released, was killed about 2:51 p.m. when a vehicle driven by Eric Muskrat Jr., 23, of Claremore struck his son as it was backing out of the campsite, about 5 miles southwest of Chelsea.

The OHP report states Muskrat failed to see the boy and struck him with the rear of the 1998 Ford Expedition he was driving.

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