2 Dead After Boat Accident on Lake Murray

Posted on Jul 25, 2011
A man and a woman died Friday night when their 17-foot Ranger bass boat crashed head-on into a dock on Lake Murray. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says that the crash happened about 10:30 pm and killed 53-year old Timothy Jones and 45-year old Kimberly Bailey. According to reports, Jones and Bailey left a friends' house and were heading toward Chapin when they failed to see the dock which extended 60 feet from land. Bailey was ejected from the boat on impact. Both died from severe head trauma.

The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coronor's Office, the Lexington County Sheriff's department and the SCDNR.

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