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Boating Accident Statistics for Memorial Day Weekend


June 06, 2021

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - A news article published on wrdw.com reports that the Memorial Day weekend was one of the most active boating weekends of the year.*

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources stated that only four incidents were reported between Jackson, Clark's Hill, Oconee, and Sinclair lakes.

Tragically, there was one drowning. According to the news report, the boat operator was under the influence in a tubing accident that caused one person to be injured.  In all, law enforcement officials stated that there were 29 incident reports filed, and only 15 involved alcohol behind the wheel.  The accident statistics were published on wrdw.com.

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Source:

https://www.wrdw.com/2021/06/01/boating-accident-stats-for-memorial-day-weekend/

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