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Yooper Killed In Boating Accident

The Iron county sheriffs department is reporting that a 22-year-old Crystal Falls man was killed in a boating accident over the weekend.

The incident said to have happened around 10:50PM central.

The accident happened as two water-crafts collided. 

The deceased man, whose name has not been released, was brought to shore following the collision and died on scene due to the injuries sustained.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident.

The Iron County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by:

  • Iron County Search and Rescue
  • Michigan State Police
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources – Law Enforcement
  • Aspirus Medivac
  • Iron County Central Dispatch
  • Crystal Falls Police Department
  • Iron County Victim Advocates

Don’t drink and drive, even if it’s on a boat. Just don’t do it. Please.

We are sending our thoughts and 🙏 to the family.

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