Boat Accident in Charles City

KIMT News 3

CHARLES CITY, IA – Two Charles City men survived a trip over a dam Saturday evening on the Cedar River.

 A pontoon boat being operated by 25-year-old Ryan Fisher  lost power and floated over the dam at approximately 8:00pm Saturday. Fisher and an unidentified passenger were rescued uninjured from a bridge pillar downstream by the Charles City Fire Department. Neither was wearing a life jacket and the boat had not yet been recovered Saturday evening.

 The incident is still under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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