FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities have recovered the body of a boater missing since a weekend crash on Wilson Lake.
Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/1MwRpgX ) Alabama State Trooper Jonathan Appling confirmed that the body of 62-year-old Sid Elliot was found Tuesday morning.
Elliot was among eight boaters thrown into the water Saturday night when their pontoon boat collided with a barge. Also killed was 79-year-old Catherine Ekholm, whose body was recovered shortly after the crash.
The six surviving boaters were taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The Marine Patrol Division of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Coast Guard are investigating.