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  • Erath Father and Son Reportedly the Victims in Boat Accident

    April 15, 2012 8:37 PM

    New information Sunday on the two men killed in a boating accident Saturday afternoon near the Port of Iberia. Family and friends have identified the victims as Leon Ortemond and son David Ortemond of Erath. The two were members of Florida Powerboat Club, where a tribute has been posted... more »
  • Man Booked in Fatal Boating Accident

    July 17, 2010 3:52 PM

    MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - A Mandeville man has been booked in a boating accident that killed his friend. Authorities say 35-year-old Darren Sabathier died Memorial Day weekend when he was thrown overboard while returning from a late night fishing trip in Lake Pontchartrain. His body was recovered on May. 28.... more »
  • Man booked in fatal boating accident

    July 17, 2010 2:35 PM

    MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) A Mandeville man has been booked in a boating accident that killed his friend. Authorities say 35-year-old Darren Sabathier died Memorial Day weekend when he was thrown overboard while returning from a late night fishing trip in Lake Pontchartrain. His body was recovered on May. 28. Thomas... more »
  • Charges Filed in Fatal Boating Accident

    July 16, 2010 7:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested the operator of a boat for his role in the deaths of three of his passengers on Lake Maurepas during the Memorial Day weekend. 25-year-old Blake Carronna was booked Tuesday on three counts of negligent homicide. Agents say... more »
  • Charges filed in fatal boating accident

    July 16, 2010 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested the operator of a boat for his role in the deaths of three of his passengers on Lake Maurepas during the Memorial Day weekend. The Advocate reports that 25-year-old Blake Carronna was booked Tuesday on three counts of negligent... more »
  • UPDATE-The Search for Missing Women in Lake Palourde

    June 21, 2010 7:19 PM

    One person is still missing after a boating accident on Lake Palourde in Morgan City. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries along with assistance from St. Mary Sheriff's Department are searching for 18 year old Theresa Hidalgo. Meanwhile, the body of 39 year-old Micheal St. Amant from Donaldsonville... more »
  • Boater missing in Lake Pontchartrain

    June 21, 2010 7:18 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell into Lake Pontchartrain after a boat carrying four men collided with the Causeway Bridge. WWL-TV reports the accident occurred around 9:50 p.m. Sunday about one mile from the Metairie side of the span. The Coast Guard said... more »
  • Last Victim from Boating Accident Recovered

    May 31, 2010 1:36 PM

    MAUREPAS, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the body of the last victim of a weekend boating accident has been found in Lake Maurepas. Spokesman Adam Einck says 24-year-old Ryan Ducote's (doo-KOH-tee's) body was found about 8 a.m. Monday, about two miles from the mouth... more »
  • Two Bodies Found After Boating Accident

    May 31, 2010 10:36 AM

    MAUREPAS, La. (AP) - The bodies of two victims of a weekend boating accident in Lake Maurepas have been found. The bodies of 20-year-old Ann Hite and 14-year-old Mikayla Thibodeaux, both of Gonzales, were found Sunday, said Adam Einck of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. A third person,... more »
  • Two Dead & One Missing After Boating Accident

    May 30, 2010 6:40 PM

    MAUREPAS, La. (AP) - The bodies of two victims of a weekend boating accident in Lake Maurepas have been found. The bodies of 20-year-old Ann Hite and 14-year-old Mikayla Thibodeaux, both of Gonzales, were found Sunday, said Adam Einck of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. A third person,... more »
  • Boater's body found

    December 10, 2009 11:56 AM

    HACKBERRY, La. (AP) - The body of a 26-year-old Hackberry man has been recovered by state Wildlife and Fisheries Department agents and Cameron Parish officials. Deputies tell the American Press that Jack Welch left from a boat launch in Hackberry Monday morning to set out crab pots. He was... more »
  • Man Accused In Boating Deaths Pleads Not Guilty

    December 8, 2009 4:19 PM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A 53-year-old Lafayette man indicted after a deadly boating crash that killed three people last May has pleaded not guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide. WAFB-TV reports Jerry Jordan appeared Tuesday in state district court in New Roads. The accident happened on False River... more »

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