Fifteen-year-old boy killed in boatin...

Fifteen-year-old boy killed in boating accident

There are 74 comments on the story from Jul 20, 2008, titled Fifteen-year-old boy killed in boating accident. In it, reports that:

A 15-year-old boy from Connecticut died after he fell from a boat Saturday evening.

Town of Ticonderoga Police reported Daniel K. Nadeau of Mansfield, Conn. was riding in the bow of a 20-foot fishing boat driven by Christopher A. Novack, 45, also of Mansfield, offshore a rural part of the Town of Crown Point at about 6 p.m. The boat encountered choppy water, which caused Nadeau to fall overboard and subsequently be hit on the head by the propeller.

Nadeau was pulled back aboard and the boat returned to the New York State Boat Launch next to the Fort Ticonderoga ferry dock. He was pronounced dead by Essex County Coroner Paul Connery.

Novack and Nadeau were participants in the Connecticut Outdoors fishing tournament. Town of Ticonderoga Supervisor Robert Dedrick said the tournament has been an annual event for the last 5 to 6 years.

Nadeau’s mother and 16-year-old brother were passengers in the boat. Their names were not immediately available from police.

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Jamie Worth

Vermilion, OH

#63 Jul 24, 2008
Chris and Family,

My thoughts and prays are with you guys. You all have a big fishing family you can lean on. I know Jon, Chris Adams, and myself look forward to having a good time with you like at Champlain. God Bless.


Newington, CT

#64 Jul 25, 2008
I didn't know your son, But I heard good stories about him. My heart ackes for you. My prayers are with you and your family.
NIkki and Dave

Yarmouth Port, MA

#65 Jul 25, 2008
Chris, Diane, and Family;
We are deeply saddened by this loss. Please know our thoughts are with you now and always. If you need anything you know where we are. Love you

Salem, CT

#66 Jul 25, 2008
Dan was one of the coolest people you could ever meet. he was allways smiling and could break up a fight just by being near it. Im so sorry for his brother nate, his mom, dad and stepdad.
R.I.P Dan You will allways be in the hearts of everyone who knew you.
my prayers are with you and your family.

United States

#67 Jul 25, 2008
To both families: I am so sorry for your loss.
Allow yourselves to grieve, but support one another, especially Nate, Tom and Lisa. Find peace and understanding through the words of God.
Gary H

Bloomfield, CT

#68 Jul 28, 2008
Chris, I was on vacation, and just got back and heard about this horrorable accident. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this time of healing.

Harwich, MA

#69 Jul 28, 2008
I know Sharon and family, and was so very saddened to hear this. I know there are no words that can fill this gap, but I do hope your family finds peace, and that you continue to feel his love through fond memories.
Chris Novack

Mansfield Center, CT

#70 Aug 6, 2008
I want to thank all of you who carry Dan's memory in your hearts. I will alway's love him and miss him dearly.

Windsor, CT

#71 Aug 28, 2008
Wave Length. Do they even have water in Indonesia? Find something better to do!!!!

Windsor, CT

#72 Aug 28, 2008
HA HA wrote:
Was the kid trying to do his best impression of an anchor?
Get a life LOSER!!!!

Windsor, CT

#73 Aug 28, 2008
HA HA wrote:
Was the kid trying to do his best impression of an anchor?
Get a life, find something more constructive to do with your time!!!

Windsor, CT

#74 Aug 28, 2008
Wave Length wrote:
The victim is still young and green. He can't swim in the least. I think it 's a pure accident. The Police has to investigate the case scrupulously. We can't merely take care of it. We indeed have to react to the case closely and scientifically.
Does Indonesia even have water? Find something better to do!!! Although, you probably can't drown in sand.
Chris Newell

Willimantic, CT

#75 May 17, 2009
RIP Dan I still think about you, and I really miss you. I really wish you were still here, and had the chance to experience more. We all miss you, and still love you
Brittany Leigh

Peterborough, NH

#76 Feb 3, 2010
Dan was my little cousin. Even though he was actually alot bigger than me. lol. I miss him so much and think about him everyday, after all, he is tattooed on me. Everytime i go back and think about the times we didnt get to see each other because Either Nate or Dan had some sports thing going on, it pisses me off so much. Because that time is now gone. I never got to see him as much as i wanted to and now there is nothing i can do about it. Daniel, i just really miss you and everyday i wonder what you would look like now and how you would act. What stupid thing would you do to make me laugh? call my ex an oompa loompa like you did? haha. i miss you baby. i hope your there with me when i give birth August 25th 2010. I LOVE YOU.

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