UPDATE: Boating Accidents in the News

Drunk Boaters Beware In Manassas: Police

https://patch.com/virginia/manassas/drunk-boaters-beware-manassas-policeDid you know that boat operators with a blood alcohol content of .10 or higher are ten times more likely to die in a boating accident than sober operators?

Boats are meant for having fun, but when someone gets hurt or killed out on the water, the good …

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Army identifies soldier killed in Hawaii boat accident

https://www.armytimes.com/articles/army-identifies-soldier-killed-in-hawaii-boat-accidentWAIANAE, Hawaii
The Army has identified a Hawaii-based soldier killed when a fishing boat ran over him as Col. Kirk Slaughter.

The 9th Mission Support …

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Injury count in Hyannis ferry accident up to 13

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/06/17/injury-count-hyannis-ferry-accident/hBlBJZ8AYjRHh0rfk0DPhM/story.htmlPassengers whose injuries were more serious were removed by helicopter, while others were removed by boat.

All passengers were transported to shore by 3:40 a.m..

And by noon on Saturday, all patients had been treated and released, said Cape Cod …

Original report on the Boston Globe

Survivor of boating accident in Aroostook Co. shares his story

https://www.wcsh6.com/news/survivor-of-boating-accident-in-aroostook-co-shares-his-story-says-friend-saved-his-life/449497426An Aroostook County man who survived a fishing boat accident between Square Lake and Eagle Lake in Aroostook County says he survived because of the …

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UPDATE: Bodies of father and son recovered in capsized boat accident

http://local15tv.com/news/local/body-recovered-in-capsized-boat-accidentChaplain Tony Dickey with Daphne Search and Rescue confirmed to Local 15 early this afternoon that 81-year-old Leo Scott’s body was recovered after a boat capsized Wednesday near Spanish River.

His son 60-year-old Frederick Scott’s body was found …

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Three Men Drowned after Boating Accident on Square Lake

https://wabi.tv/2017/06/15/three-men-drowned-after-boating-accident-on-square-lake/Three men presumably drowned after a boating accident on Square Lake in Aroostook County.

According to wardens, the group of four headed out on the water …

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Couple charged in boat accident that severely injured girl

http://www.1011now.com/content/news/Couple-charged-in-boat-accident-that-severely-injured-girl-428433533.htmlNORTH PLATTE, Nebraska
A man and woman have been charged in connection with a boating accident that severely injured a girl at Lake Maloney in western Nebraska. Court records say Doug Haney is charged with boating under the influence and two …

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Two killed in Havasu boat accident

https://kdminer.com/news/2017/jun/14/two-killed-havasu-boat-accident/At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, several 911 calls were received by the Lake Havasu City Dispatch in reference to a boat crash that had occurred on Lake Havasu.

It was reported that a boat had flipped and there were several people in the water.

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