2 bodies pulled from West Virginia lake after boat capsizes

July 9, 2018

BELINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two bodies have been pulled from a lake in northern West Virginia after a paddle boat capsized.

News outlets report crews found the bodies of two people Monday at Teter Creek Lake in Barbour County.

State Division of Natural Resources police identified the victims as 39-year-old Richard Stanley Jr. and 47-year-old Ronald Crihfield, both of Elkins.

Barbour County emergency officials say three people were aboard the four-seat boat, which did not have flotation vests. One person was rescued and refused medical treatment.

The DNR is investigating.

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