Boat Crash, Drowning Leaves 3 Dead On Lake Havasu
Two people died in a boat accident Saturday on Lake Havasu, and another person drowned in a separate incident.
The boat accident took place at about 4:15 p.m. just south of the mini sandbar on the north end of the lake. Sheriff boats from Mohave and San Bernardino counties, and a Lake Havasu City fire boat responded to the scene.
An engine company reported to the Windsor Beach launch ramp to set up a medical sector and helicopter landing zone. Two patients were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and another was air-lifted to a Las Vegas hospital.
At 4:37 p.m., San Bernardino County deputies responded to a drowning call at Copper Canyon. The patient was transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead just before 6 p.m.
The victims have not been identified at this time. More details will be posted on www.az-independent.com as they become available.
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