KAY COUNTY, Okla. - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of a 22-year-old man has been recovered and a second man is missing after the two went duck hunting and their boat capsized.
Patrol Capt. Paul Timmons confirmed Monday that rescuers discovered the body of Chase Marland from Kaw Lake in northern Oklahoma. A second man, 29-year-old Craig Strickland of Springdale, Arkansas, was still missing.
Rescue workers found the boat shortly after midnight Monday, after the two were reported missing.
Strickland is the lead singer of the Arkansas-based country-rock band Backroad Anthem, which posted on its Facebook page that he and another man were missing.
— Chase Morland (@ChaseMorland) December 27, 2015
Sheriff Joel Kerns in southeast Oklahoma says rescuers also are searching for a man whose vehicle was swept off a flooded county road.
Please say special prayers for Chase Morland. They were very close. Craig is still missing please pray 4 safe retrn pic.twitter.com/pbM3qNUAWS
— Backroad Anthem (@BackroadAnthem) December 28, 2015
— Backroad Anthem (@BackroadAnthem) December 29, 2015