Thursday, October 23, 2008
Wildlife officials have cited an airboat captain with failing to quickly report a boating accident in South Florida.Officials say Charles W. Riley was driving an overloaded tourboat that took on water and sank in an Everglades marsh populated with alligators. Investigators said the boat's capacity was 23 people but that 37 were onboard. Other airboat captains in the area rescued the tourists, among them young children, and some suffered minor injuries. See this too.