Five injured in weekend boating accident

Five people were injured Saturday after the boat they were on struck a bouy causing the driver to lose control. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lake Patrol Mark Jennings, 38, of Shawnee, Okla. was driving the 2000 31-foot Warlock on the Arkansas River in Sequoyah County when the accident happened. After striking the bouy, the boat then struck the shore line, according to police. Jason Rosenfelt, 35, of Norman, Michael Duton, 49, of Yukon, Trisha Davis, 25, of New Walla and 34-year-old Brandy Jennings all were taken to a Fort Smith hospital, along with Mark Jennings. All were treated and released except Mark Jennings who was admitted and is listed in stable condition. According to the accident report, Mark Jennings' ability to operate the boat may have been impaired due to alcohol.