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Ovid, NY – One Killed in Fatal Boating Accident on Cayuga Lake

Ovid, NY (June 20, 2020) – Around 2 p.m. on Friday, June 19, one person was killed and another individual was seriously injured in a boating accident.

Police confirmed that the accident took place on Cayuga Lake. Police found that two men were boating near the north end of the lake when the operator of the boat struck a railroad bridge. They have not yet confirmed which one was operating the boat.

The men were identified as a 50-year-old and a 28-year-old, both from Middletown. The 50-year-old was ejected from the boat but was ultimately rescued. He later passed away from his injuries at the hospital. The second victim was airlifted to the hospital and continues to be treated for his injuries.

Police continue their investigation into the accident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Boating Accidents in New York 

Ovid, NY – One Killed in Fatal Boating Accident on Cayuga LakeNew York boating accidents do not happen as commonly as other types of accidents within the state. However, when they do occur, they lead to serious injuries and even drowning events, which can quickly lead to fatalities. Just last year, it was reported that approximately 17 boating accidents led to 19 fatalities within the state of New York. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents and you are not sure about where to turn, it is essential that you speak with a New York wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

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