Fatal boating accident in Port O’Connor

One dead in boating accident, three hurt

PORT O’CONNOR, Texas – A Texas Game warden confirmed a man in his 30’s passed away overnight in a boating accident near Port O’Connor. Five people were onboard a boat trying to go fishing. Along the Intercoastal Water they hit a barrier. Three people onboard are hurt. A Coast Guard crew found the body of the man around 2:30 Saturday morning. The accident happened just after midnight.

The Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3 in Calhoun County, Tanya Dimak, confirmed that the name of the deceased is Joseph Jett, 34 of San Antonio.

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This article was edited on July 30th to add the name of the deceased after confirmation from Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3 in Calhoun County.