It’s now been over a year since a crash on the water took the life of business owner and local racing champion Jason Russell.
According to a probable cause statement filed by the Highway Patrol, Russell’s boat hit another boat in the main channel of the lake on June 29th 2019.
The driver of that boat, Kelly Wise was officially charged with a BWI on June 26th of this year.
Five other people were injured in the boating crash
Wise is facing two civil lawsuits in addition to the criminal charge.