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Speeding boat hits shore after dark
September 7, 2017
LAKE HAVASU, Calif – On Wednesday, September 6 at approximately 8:10 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff - Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement Unit responded to a reported boat collision with injuries, on Lake Havasu in the area of Black Meadow Landing.
When Deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered that a twenty-one foot, 1995 Eliminator had run aground on the California shoreline approximately one mile north of Black Meadow Landing. The operator stated that he had misjudged the shoreline in the darkness and struck the shoreline at approximately thirty-five miles per hour.
Both the operator and the passenger sustained minor injuries. They were both treated at the scene by Lake Havasu City Fire and later transported to Lake Havasu Regional Hospital for further treatment.
The collision is under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the collision is urged to contact Sergeant Cross or Deputy Weck with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marine Enforcement Unit.
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