Updated: 3/19 7:15 pm
Larry Urban's death is throwing boat safety into the spotlight Tuesday night.
According to Calhoun County Sheriff George Aleman, his death could have been avoided had he been wearing a life jacket. He said it’s not a law in Texas to wear one but it’s advisable and that if you're out on a boat, don't speed. Aleman also said parts of the Guadalupe River are very muddy and murky so even if you are able to swim you could get pulled under the water and drown.
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