Man killed, five others injured after boat strikes rocks in shallow water on Meramec River, throwing all six people overboard in Fenton, Missouri

Modified Date: 
Sun, 06/13/2021 - 12:10am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021

5 injured in Fenton boating accident

Fenton fire told News 4 they were originally called out to a water rescue at George Winter Park on the Meramec River when they located a boat in distress

One dead, others injured in Meramec River boating accident in Fenton

The boaters were traveling fast on the river in the dark, hit rocks in a shallow area of the river, and were thrown from the watercraft according to Saline Valley Fire Protection Battalion Chief Bill Modrosic.

City: 
Fenton, MO

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