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Old 04-12-2009, 09:40 PM
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5 Dead, 9 Hurt In Boating Accident

POSTED: Sunday, April 12, 2009
UPDATED: 10:27 pm EDT April 12, 2009



PALM VALLEY, Fla. -- Five people were killed and seven others transported to area hospitals after a boat hit a tugboat in the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Johns County early Sunday evening.

According to St. Johns County Fire-Rescue spokesman Jeremy Robshaw, a 22-foot boat with 12 people on board hit a 25-foot tub boat in the Intracoastal Waterway near the 200 block of Roscoe Boulevard -- about one mile north of the Palm Valley Bridge -- just after 7 p.m.

All those injured were transported to Jacksonville-area hospitals -- the three most seriously injured transported by air ambulance.



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12 people in a 22' boat Very Sad !!!
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22' boat.....12 people! They didn't have room to wear life jackets!
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That sucks. What is a " 25-foot tub boat"???
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Regardless of the cause, very,very, sad.
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Sucks... Probably not a speed issue.. Wonder what in the world happened for that to happen... VERY SAD!!
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Originally Posted by mmareno View Post
Sucks... Probably not a speed issue.. Wonder what in the world happened for that to happen... VERY SAD!!
comments are saying that they were seen speeding through the no wake zone and 14 on board

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Very sad but another fine example of F------ stupidity
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