• June 01, 2017

Eric Knight, Brandon Stayton Killed in Accident in Kaufman County, TX

Kaufman County, TX -- An incident involving a capsized boat claimed the lives of Eric Knight, 51, and 32-year-old Brandon Stayton Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

The incident happened in the vicinity of 18000 County Road 243 around 6:30 p.m.

According to the report, the men were on a flat-bottomed boat when for unclear reasons it capsized. The boat was in a water-filled quarry when the incident happened. The victim's bodies were recovered at the scene, and were taken to the Dallas County Medical examiner.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing and may reveal more details.

The report made no mention of other injuries in the incident.

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