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Oklahoma Boating Accident Report Form

An accident report form must be submitted to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, Lake Patrol Section if the accident results in:

  • Death or disappearance of a person or ...
  • Injury to a person requiring medical treatment beyond first aid or ...
  • Property damage (including damage to vessels) in excess $2,000.

Reports of deaths or disappearances must be made by the quickest means possible to the local police department, county sheriff’s office, or highway patrol office.

An operator involved in a boating accident must submit to testing for the presence of alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances if he or she:

  • Is under arrest for boating under the influence and …
  • Is believed to have caused the death or serious physical injury of a person while intoxicated.

If an operator 16 years old or older, operating in a reckless manner, causes an accident resulting in the death of another person (either immediately or within one year of the accident), the operator will be guilty of negligent homicide.