Woman Killed In Boating Accident In Southern Oklahoma - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Woman Killed In Boating Accident In Southern Oklahoma

Posted: Updated:
(Photo courtesy www.travelok.com) (Photo courtesy www.travelok.com)
Picture of Robbie Brooks. Picture of Robbie Brooks.
ARDMORE, Oklahoma -

An Ardmore woman has been killed in a boating collision on a southern Oklahoma lake.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Robbie L. Brooks suffered a head injury and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident about 5:48 p.m. Sunday at Lake Murray in Carter County.

Family members say Brooks was riding in a boat with her husband and son heading north near Tipp's Point when another northbound vessel struck theirs from behind and threw her into the water.

The patrol reported an odor of an alcoholic beverage on the driver of the other boat, but didn't indicate if that person was cited.

Troopers attributed the cause of the collision to inattention and excessive speed for night conditions.

Family members say the Brookses were celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured On News9.com

  • Business News

    Find news on Oklahoma's economy, local business, the banking industry and more.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News 9? Find it here!

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines affecting Oklahomans.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.