Saturday, May 14, 2005

Boating Accident Kills Man Who Worked for Dredging Company

UPDATE New details about the deadly boating accident on the Mississippi River Thursday afternoon. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department now says 55-year-old Michael Boeckenstedt of New Vienna, Iowa died after high winds and waves swamped the boat he was riding in. Leon Kern of New Vienna and Robert Calvey, who lives in Minnesota, also went into the frigid water, but managed to swim to shore. All three worked for a dredging company working north of Dubuque

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