Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island

Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is seeking additional information for the investigation into a collision that resulted in the death of one person May 27, 2019, near Harbor Island, Texas. The Coast Guard is investigating the collision between a vessel with an outboard motor and a kayak that is believed to have occurred early on the morning of Memorial Day near the Harbor Island road launch...

Coast Guard investigating fatal boating collision near Cincinnati

Coast Guard investigating fatal boating collision near Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, Ohio — The Coast Guard is investigating a fatal collision between a towboat and a pleasure craft near Cincinnati, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio River Valley received notification of the incident from the Bellvue-Dayton Fire Department, who conducted initial response efforts along with Cincinnati Fire Department and Newport Fire Department. The Coast Guard...

Ninth fatality within 2 weeks provides stark reminder about boating and beach safety

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A recreational boating fatality in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday was the ninth death in two weeks in mid-Atlantic waters. The frequency of these fatalities in such a short time span represents a grim start to the summer beach and boating season. Though the locations and circumstances leading to these recent accidents vary, they all underscore two important lessons about enjoying...