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Hearing set for Okla. principal charged in crash

JAY, Okla. (AP) — An eastern Oklahoma middle school principal is free on $11,000 bond after he was charged with manslaughter in a fatal boating crash on Grand Lake.

Roger Shane Carroll of Eucha appeared in court this week on charges of first-degree manslaughter and reckless operation of a vessel. He's charged in the July 29 death of Monte Price of Jay.

Carroll is the principal of Jay Middle School.

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JAY, Okla. (AP) — A preliminary report from the Grand River Dam Authority says alcohol and excessive speed contributed to a fatal boat crash on Grand Lake in July.

Four people were in the 20-foot boat when it hit a breakwater structure near the Arrowhead Yacht Club area on the Duck Creek arm of Grand Lake.

Authorities say 39-year-old Monte Price was thrown from the boat after the collision. His body was found 12 hours later.

Boating Accident Takes Life

Jul 30, 2012
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Officials  say a Jay, Oklahoma man was killed and three other people were hurt in a boating accident at Grand Lake.

The Grand River Dam Authority said the accident took the life of 39-year-old Monte Lee Price.

Four people were in the 20-foot boat when it hit a breakwater structure near the Arrowhead Yacht Club area on the Duck Creek arm of Grand Lake.

The three injured men were taken to hospitals.

Officials say none of the boaters were wearing life jackets devices.

Senator Calls on GRDA Chair to Resign

Jun 4, 2012
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State Senator Charles Wyrick said Monday the public has lost confidence after a series of ill-conceived decisions at GRDA.  He’s calling on Greg Grodhaus, incoming Chair of the GRDA Board of Directors, to resign.