Alabama Troopers are Currently Investigating a Fatal Boating Accident
FLORENCE, AL – Two individuals died following a late night boating accident that occurred on Wilson Lake in Florence, Alabama. One person was seriously injured in the crash. The accident involved a large cabin cruiser that crashed into a smaller fishing boat. Per the Lauderdale County Coroner, the two individuals that died and the individual who was injured were all riding in the fishing boat.
The man who was injured, a resident of Florence, Alabama, was transported to a local hospital where he is listed as in critical condition. He is expected to survive despite being seriously injured. The names of the deceased individuals have not been released to the public at this time pending notification of the victim’s families.
According to an online news report at waaytv.com, troopers from the Alabama Marine Patrol are currently investigating a tragic boating accident that left two people dead on Wilson Lake in Florence, Alabama.*
Per the Lauderdale County Coroner, the victims of the boating accident are a thirty seven year old woman and a five year old girl. Both of the victims, a mother and daughter per the Alabama Marine Patrol, were from Augusta, Alabama.
The bodies of the victims were taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville, Alabama where autopsies of the victims will be performed by the Lauderdale County Coroner.
A 33 year old male, from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, was seriously injured in the accident. According to the Marine Patrol sergeant, “all other persons involved were uninjured.”
The boating collision remains under investigation by the Alabama Marine Patrol. There are no further details on the accident at this time. The current status of the 33 year old man remains unknown.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the Alabama Marine Patrol.
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