Driver turns himself in after July 4 fatal boating accident at Lake Eufaula

Ryan Shumway, 30, of McAlester, turned himself in Monday to the McIntosh County District attorney's office after the July 4 fatal boating accident at Lake Eufaula, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 8, 2013
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The ski boat driver in Thursday's fatal boating accident turned himself in Monday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Ryan Shumway, 30, of McAlester, turned himself in at the McIntosh County District attorney's office, two days after the body of Gary McInnich, 55, was recovered from Lake Eufaula, troopers said.

Shumway was driving the white and dark color ski boat that was traveling about 30 mph and struck two boats that were anchored about 400 yards north of Sherwood Point. The anchored boats were displaying proper lighting, but the ski boat struck the bow of one boat, went airborne and landed on the second boat.

The ski boat left the scene, troopers said.

McInnich, of Oklahoma City, was found about 7 p.m. Saturday in 17 feet of water about a mile east of Eufaula Cove. He had been missing since the accident about 10:10 p.m. Thursday, troopers said.

Shumway had three passengers in his boat. None was injured.


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