Authorities are reporting a man has died following a boating accident in the Ranchette area of the White River in Marion County.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced that the incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Two men from Missouri had reportedly been fishing near the Ranchette Access on the White River, south of Cotter, when their boat ran out of fuel.

While attempting to restart the motor, the boat collided with a boat dock and capsized.

One of the individuals was able to make it safely to shore, the other man drowned after being swept out of the boat. 

The names of those involved will not be released until next of kin are notified.