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33-year-old Carrollton woman killed in I-35E crash

Plano Star Courier

Date: 3/22/2019 6:57:00 AM

The crash was reported just after 9 a.m. between the Lewisville Lake Bridge and Garden Ridge Boulevard in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35E. A Hickory Creek police officer was the first on

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Carrollton woman dies in 3-car wreck on I-35E over Lewisville Lake

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/20/2019 7:54:00 PM

A 33-year-old woman died Wednesday afternoon after a three-car collision on the Interstate 35E bridge over Lewisville Lake. Christine Schmidt, of Carrollton, died in the intensive care unit at Medical

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Multi-car wreck closes I-35E, snarls traffic near Lewisville Lake


Date: 3/20/2019 1:06:00 PM

Interstate 35E was shut down over Lewisville Lake Wednesday morning after a multi-car wreck in the southbound lanes. Traffic was backed up more than three miles from the scene. TxDOT traffic camera

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Lake Dallas man died in Monday train collision

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/19/2019 1:46:00 PM

Buses were available between MedPark and Highland Village/Lewisville Lake stations "to mitigate inconvenience to passengers," according to a DCTA press release. Hamilton said the additional bus

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Pickup driver dies when hit by train Monday evening

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/19/2019 1:17:00 PM

A Denton County Transportation Authority Train hit the truck about 6:45 p.m. in the town of Hickory Creek, near Lewisville Lake, KDFW-TV (Channel 4) reported. Bryan Callahan, 61, died at the scene

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Length: 183 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
• Length: 6 Miles
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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