Christopher Man’s Truck, Boat Both Sink in Crab Orchard Lake

A Christopher man is recovering after an incident at Crab Orchard Lake this morning that saw his truck roll into the lake. According to State Police Reports, at around 6:30 this morning, Bill Pickering was lowering his boat into the lake when his truck began to roll backwards, hitting Pickering before fully submerging into the lake. Rescue crews were able to recover both the boat and truck from the lake. Pickering received minor injuries but refused medical treatment.