Third Boy Scout dies from East Texas sailboat electrocution incident


ROBERT:A THIRD BOY SCOUT HAS DIED AFTER BEING ELECTROCUTED ON AN EAST TEXAS LAKE OVER THE WEEKEND.ON SATURDAY, THEIR SAILBOAT MAST CAME IN CONTACT WITH A POWER LINE ON LAKE O’ THE PINES — ABOUT 50 MILES NORTHEAST OF TYLER.TWO SCOUTS FROM HALLSVILLE — AGE 16 AND 17 DIED INSTANTLY.A THIRD BOY WHO WAS 11 YEARS OLD — WHO WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL — DIED TODAY.BAILEY HAMMETT/FRIEND OF VICTIMS: “THERE WAS NEVER ANYTHING THEY COULDN’T DO TO MAKE SOMEBODY SMILE. THEY ALWAYS HAD THE BIGGEST SMILES ON THEIR FACES. THEY WERE ALWAYS THERE TO HELP OUT, LEND A HAND, BE THERE FOR WHOEVER NEEDED HELP.”ONE OF

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