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razzman 09-16-2012 8:10 AM

Drunk Boater Kills 2 On Englebright
Just announced this morning on Sacramento news, drunk driver plows boat into other boats killing two and injuring two, still searching for missing people. The SacBee reported it as a ski boat. People never learn, sure hope it wasn't anyone from this community on either side.

slowwwflowww 09-16-2012 8:16 AM

Real sad.I try to keep my distance from other boats as much as possible.

pprior 09-16-2012 11:17 AM

No sympathy for drunk boaters - it's too chaotic out there. I vote for a long prison term.

ag04blast 09-16-2012 12:13 PM

Anymore info on what happened?

bryce2320 09-16-2012 1:44 PM

I dont see how you can get obligerantly drunk when you know you have to drive the boat back. Thats a sad deal and I agree, he should go to jail for a very long time

razzman 09-16-2012 2:01 PM

I'm sure he will, he's been arrested on two counts of manslaughter to start. I'll bet that will be upgraded after all the tests and facts are in.

skippabcool 09-16-2012 2:31 PM

Dang sad. People need to boat responsibly. Thoughts and prayers go out to the families and the injured.

norcalrider 09-16-2012 6:57 PM

Local Fox affiliate's report.


Cecilio Padilla FOX40 News

4:16 p.m. PDT, September 16, 2012


A boat accident on Englebright Lake in between Yuba and Nevada counties Saturday night has claimed the lives to two people.
Two other people were sent to the hospital, one with minor to moderate injuries.
It’s reported that the accident was the result of a high speed collision between two boats on the manmade lake, however, the cause is still said to be under investigation.

Divers from Nevada County, along with units from the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department and the Army Corps of Engineers responded to the scene.
Sunday, deputies identified 53-year-old Jeffrey Sandow as a suspect arrested for crashing into another boat. Sandow was allegedly drunk when he struck the other boat around 6:30 p.m.

Read more: http://www.fox40.com/news/headlines/...#ixzz26gTnjsJf

markj 09-16-2012 10:48 PM

Wow that's horrible! The perp looks like a redneck alcoholic in the mug shot. He just ruined a lot of lives including his own.

DealsGapCobra 09-17-2012 7:58 AM

These stories make me sick. :mad:

cowwboy 09-18-2012 6:30 AM

I feel for the families of the lost ones.

mhunter 09-18-2012 7:21 AM

Here is the video


Fiveflat 09-18-2012 7:59 AM

News reporter says "A reminder that the last rides of summer can be just as dangerous as the first"

Wow, that some poetic insight there!

norcalrider 09-18-2012 9:34 AM

Nautique 2001?

migs 09-18-2012 9:50 AM

Prayers for the family.

polarbill 09-18-2012 9:50 AM

yep, looks like an early/mid 1980's 2001. Crappy.

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