Hopewell, NY (May 17, 2020) – Police confirmed that two individuals were injured in a boat crash in Hopewell. A bystander also died at the scene of the accident.
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of the crash last evening, May 16, where they found that the operator of a boat had crashed in an unidentified body of water in Hopewell.
A 38-year-old bystander tried to help the victims but, when police arrived at the scene, he was found unconscious. He was taken to a local area hospital where he ultimately passed away.
A medical helicopter transported an 8-year-old boy who was involved in the crash to the Strong Memorial Hospital. A 36-year-old man was also transported with injuries but his condition is not yet known.
An investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Boat Accidents in New York
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