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Boat Collision at Lake Kabetogama

Posted at: 09/17/2013 7:55 AM
Updated at: 09/17/2013 10:53 AM



On Lake Kabetogama in Voyageurs National Park, an investigation is under way.

The Saint Louis County Sheriff's Department is investigating a crash between two boats on the lake. One was driven by Michael Snyder, 49 of Kabetogama, Minnesota on on the morning of September 16th.  The other, by Donald Murphy, 71 of Des Moines, Iowa.

The Sheriff's report states that Murphy's boat was headed North on the lake and failed to notice an Eastbound boat being operated by Snyder. Snyder reportedly took evasive action, but the boats still collided.

There were no injuries.