Charges against boater involved in fa...

Charges against boater involved in fatal kayaking accident dismissed

There are 2 comments on the Capital News 9 story from Apr 15, 2011, titled Charges against boater involved in fatal kayaking accident dismissed. In it, Capital News 9 reports that:

All charges against a boater involved in a fatal kayaking accident last summer have been dismissed.

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AmberJack

Portland, TN

#1 Apr 16, 2011
I would suggest to this particular Town Justice that he or she take a boating safety course then he or she would be aware that while a kayak is not a "sailing" vessel, it is restricted it its ability to maneuver. Check out the COLREGS Town Justice.

Since: Feb 11

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#2 May 10, 2011
This is always a questionable issue. Too many kayakers forget their place around a motorized vehicle. I feel for the loss of this family. An an experienced kayaker knows his place and I speak from experience. I do feel a charge should have been made, not sure what that should have been, but something.

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