Long Island, NY (August 2, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. last evening, August 1, one person was killed in a boating accident that happened off of Long Island.
According to authorities, the accident took place off the coast around the area of Cow Meadow Park in Freeport. Two boats collided in the area after the Coast Guard reported that one was traveling at particularly fast speeds. The other boat was completely split in half as a result.
Two people were on one boat and four people were on the other boat. The victims were thrown into the water. One person was pronounced dead at the scene while others were injured.
Witnesses confirmed that one woman suffered severe leg trauma and another man broke his back. The parties were hospitalized.
Freeport Police continue their investigation into the accident.
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Boating Accidents in New York
Boating accidents happen for a wide variety of reasons in New York. Those that involve multiple boats lead to some of the most catastrophic results. In 2018, approximately 17 boat accidents led to 19 fatalities in New York. New York boating accidents can occur at any time on our waterways throughout the state. If you have lost somebody you love in a serious boating accident, it is essential that you speak with an attorney who can assist you every step of the way.
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