1 dead, 3 hurt in Lake Anna boating accident

Published: Jul. 2, 2017 at 6:02 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2017 at 7:26 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - A man died and three others were hurt after a boating accident at Lake Anna State Park in Louisa.

Officials say the boat was trying to avoid another boat coming toward it when the incident happened Saturday afternoon.

The two passengers aboard the boat were ejected.

The  Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says 53-year-old Charles Bowen of Orange died from his injuries.

Officials say two juveniles tubing on the back of the boat were hurt, but should survive.

The second adult in the boat with Bowen also suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

Officials say the incident is under investigation, but alcohol is considered to be a factor.

Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved

Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12