Boat Accident Blamed on Boating Under the Influence

Posted on Jul 25, 2011

A boat operator in Charleston has been charged with driving under the influence after hitting a channel marker in Charleston Harbor early Sunday morning. The operator, Tracy L. Smith was charged after the Coast Guard was called to rescue the passengers of the boat after they were thrown into the water from the impact of hitting the marker. Two of the boaters were injured in the accident.

The Coast Guard and the SC Department of Natural Resources helped conduct interviews and investigate the cause of the accident.

 

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