Fatal boating accidents double in Alaska - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Local News

Fatal boating accidents double in Alaska

Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 9:00 am

KETCHIKAN (AP) – A report by the U.S. Coast Guard shows that fatal recreational-boating accidents in Alaska have doubled over the last year.

There were 14 fatal boating wrecks that killed 19 people in Alaska in 2016, the Ketchikan Daily News reported. That’s seven more boating accidents and 12 more fatalities than reported in the state in 2015.

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