Boating Accident

Neighbors Shocked By Boater's Death In Mississippi River CrashInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fatal boat crash on the Mississippi River. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday near Mississippi Point Park in Champlin.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In Champlin Boating AccidentOne person is dead after a boating accident in Champlin Thursday afternoon, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 3:55 p.m. Thursday afternoon to Mississippi Point Park in Champlin on a report of an accident involving a speedboat.
Sheriff: Teen Seriously Injured After Being Hit By BoatA 15-year-old girl suffered serious injuries in a boating accident Friday night. The Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office say Marah Elizabeth Bengston was hit by a boat at about 6:30 p.m. on East Jefferson Lake in Cleveland Township.
2 Men Charged After Teenage Girl Injured In Loon Lake Jet Ski AccidentA 16-year old Mankato girl is being treated for severe injuries after the inner tube she was riding on slammed into a dock. Witnesses say 23-year-old Lance Jones (pictured) was using a jet ski to pull the girl and another woman.
6 People Thrown From Boat Into Minnesota RiverAuthorities in south-central Minnesota say six people including two children were thrown overboard from a boat on the Minnesota River. The Nicollet County Sheriff's office was notified of the accident north of Mankato around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
Sheriff: Man Arrested After Woman Hit By Boat In Crow Wing CountyA 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday after a woman fell off a boat and was run over on Whitefish Lake, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Authorities received a report at about 6:30 p.m. of a woman hurt after falling from the boat she was riding in.
ME: Carbon Monoxide Killed 2 Boaters On Lake Of The WoodsAuthorities have identified the two men who were found dead Sunday while boating in northern Minnesota. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner said 44-year-old Lonnie Ray Norberg and 35-year-old Edward Wheeler -- both of Champlin, Minn. -- died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
22-Year-Old Wis. Man Dies In Minn. Towboat Accident One person is missing after a towboat went over the rollers of the Dresbach dam in eastern Minnesota. La Crescent firefighter Cassie Buehler says three people were involved altogether but she doesn't know the condition of the other two people.
New Prague Man Injured By Boat PropellerA 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening. According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township. When they arrived, they learned that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.
Sheriff: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt In St. Croix River Boating AccidentAuthorities said one person is dead and two others were hurt in a boating accident that happened on the St. Croix River in western Wisconsin late Wednesday night. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was called to a boating accident on the river at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Boy, 8, Hit By Pontoon While Kneeboarding On Willmar LakeAn 8-year-old boy had to be airlifted to a hospital after getting hit by a pontoon while knee boarding on Big Kandiyohi Lake on Saturday, according to authorities.
Near-Drowning Inspires Mpls. Dad To Warn Fellow BoatersDespite the relief from the heat on Saturday, many people have been hitting the water to cool off from this recent heat wave. So far, 25 people have drowned in non-boating accidents. Last year at this time, there were only 16.
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