Published on June 17, 2017

UPDATE: Boating Accidents in the News

Drunk Boaters Beware In Manassas: Police

Did 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

WAIANAE, 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

Passengers 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

An 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

Chaplain 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

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

NORTH 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

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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