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Boating accident kills 1 in Garland County

By Lisa Burnett , Ashley Nerbovig

This article was published May 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

A boating collision in Garland County led to the death of one of the boat's passengers, officials said.

The two boats ran into each other a little before midnight Saturday on Lake Hamilton, resulting in one fatality, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officials said. The accident occurred near Smyly's Crab Shack.

No other injuries have been reported.

Officials are still trying to contact the family of the victim and are not releasing any names at this time.

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AmericasDoomed says... May 25, 2014 at 6:20 p.m.

I'm just guessing but I'll wager that alcohol was involved. That's a dangerous lake during daylight hours.

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arkansanbychoice says... May 25, 2014 at 8:20 p.m.

BUI checkpoints need to be scheduled each weekend and on random days at Lake Hamilton. It's unsafe. Another issue is the lack of boating safety classes nor instruction videos at the boat rental facilities.

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jylatham says... May 29, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

Unfortunately, yes, it was a drunk.
Fortunately, he was the one killed, not anyone else.

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