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Body of boater recovered week after tugboat collision on Bayou Sorrel

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Posted at 12:42 PM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 13:42:53-05

The body of the second man killed during a boating incident in Bayou Sorrel last week has been recovered, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office.

WBRZ confirmed with the sheriff's office that the missing boater was recovered on Monday morning.

The incident happened on Monday, February 10 at Jack Miller's Landing on Bayou Sorrel.

At the time of the crash, the sheriff's office said that four deckhands on a larger vessel were traveling down the waterway at night in small boat when it collided with a tugboat.

The four men were thrown from the vessel and two were able to swim to shore.

One man was killed and recovered following the crash and another was reported missing.

The Coast Guard suspended their search for the missing boater on Tuesday.

Read more on the search: One dead, another missing after tugboat collision on Bayou Sorrel