Category Archives: Boat Accidents

Staying Safe in Florida Waters

Investigators recently determined that crowded waters and reckless boating caused a March 2013 boat accident that killed a Pensacola man and injured his children and grandchild. Trying to maneuver around two vessels at 85 miles per hour, Gary Lowry’s boat was caught in the impact of the boats’ successive wakes and broke into three pieces…. Read More »

Florida Leads the Country in Boating Accidents

Charlie Jackson and Jason Cobb recently went together on a boating trip on Lake Jessup. Both turned up dead days later. Investigators believe that the two were involved in a boating accident that threw both of them from the boat. Boating accidents appear too often in the pages of Florida newspapers. The Florida Fish and… Read More »

Dangers of Boating and Drinking

Recently, a 20-foot boat with five passengers collided with a navigational buoy at Fort De Soto Park.    Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers suspect alcohol played a part in the crash, which left one passenger in critical condition. This incident, however, is not unique.   According to the U.S. Coast Guard, as many as one-third of… Read More »

Recent High-Profile Victims of Personal Watercraft Accidents

One of the most tragic and high profile Sea-Doo accidents that occurred over the past summer involved the stepson of rapper Usher, Kyle Glover. Kyle, aged 11, was rendered brain-dead after he was struck by a personal watercraft in Atlanta, Georgia. Kyle was on an inner tube on Lake Lanier, Georgia when he was struck in… Read More »

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