Authorities have filed charges against a 32-year-old man who allegedly was drunk when he crashed his boat into another watercraft, killing two people near Harsens Island.
The Chesterfield Township man is accused of being intoxicated when his speedboat struck a cabin cruiser broadside, killing two people.
The Chesterfield Township man faces arraignment in Marine City.
State Senator Glenn Anderson says they’re looking at ways to increase awareness and visibility on the water.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard called it “one of the worst boating tragedies that we’ve seen in a long time.”
Three children ranging in ages from 5-14 were reportedly tubing from the back of a boat when another boat crashed into the kids.
Deputies arrested the suspect driver 34-year old Kevin Scott Bushon from Shelby Township.
Police say a Fenton man has drowned and two others were rescued after their boat capsized along the Michigan-Ohio border during a rain storm.
A man is dead and a two-year-old girl is in the hospital after a weekend boating accident on Whitmore Lake.
The little girl was wearing a life jacket and was pulled from the chilly 41-degree water by rescuers.