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Freezing to Death in the Water

If you thought that hypothermia was only a danger in cold water, you thought wrong. Hypothermia is a common boating injury, and it can occur in waters as warm as 80 degrees. Hypothermia sets in when the body’s core internal temperature drops below the point where normal body functions occur. Whether you are on a boat, personal watercraft or swimming, you…
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Boaters Fail to Help Woman they Ran Over – She Later Dies

“Hey lady, are you all right?” That was the question that three men in a boat asked an injured woman they had just run over with their boat in a Utah lake. The men then sped off without offering aid to the bleeding woman. The woman died in the August boating accident. Her family recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit…
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Family Sues Boat Maker and Captain for Fatal Accident

A tragic boating accident last year in San Diego that claimed the lives of two men has resulted in a lawsuit against the boat manufacturer and the boat’s operator. In a report at 10news.com, 10 people were aboard the boat earlier this year on San Diego Bay. The boat capsized sending everyone into the water. A 73-year-old man and his…
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Tubing Death the Day before School Begins

The victim’s family wanted to make it known that their son and his friends were not drinking when their son list his life in a boating accident late last month. The fatal accident happened in Coral Springs while three teenage boys were boating in a canal, according to a report at wsvn.com. The 17-year-old victim was in an inner tube…
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69-Year-Old Man Speaks about Boating Accident that Amputated his Leg

A 69-year-old Florida man who lost his leg in a horrific boating accident in February spoke to local news outlet earlier for this month. It is the man’s first interview since a boat ran over him while he was swimming near Naples’ Vanderbilt Beach this past winter. The man spoke to winknews.com about the catastrophic accident. On February 26, he…
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