Boater killed in Louisiana

A boater was killed on July 31 in a boating accident that took place near Grand Isle in Louisiana, an article of reported. Reports coming from the state’s Wildlife and Fisheries agents said that around 1:00 a.m. Metairie resident Robert Sims, 44, hit his head on a piling while traveling in his 28-foot boat through Caminada Pass. Sims was on […]

Boater killed in Cane River accident

A man from Dry Prong recently died on the Cane River after the boat he was operating was involved in an accident, a July 5 article of the Louisiana Sportsman reported. Information coming from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries revealed that around 7:20 a.m. on July 4, the boat occupied by 65-year-old William […]

2 boaters dead, 6 injured in Louisiana in March

At least two individuals were killed and six others sustained injuries in the seven boating accidents recorded by Louisiana authorities last month, an article of reported on April 7. Reports stated the two boating fatalities took place on March 12 and on March 27. The first fatality occurred near Black Bayou in high flood waters when a boat […]

Concealed debris and alcohol consumption contribute to boat accidents

The Louisiana Department Wildlife and Fisheries stated that boating accidents are primarily caused by alcohol consumption and concealed debris in the water, KATC reported on July 9. LDWF official Jason Sanchez reportedly revealed the two main causes of boating accidents in the state. National statistics revealed that 22 incidents of boating accidents were caused by crashing into unseen […]