Pontoon boat falls from trailer on Michigan road, 1 woman killed

Victims were riding in the boat as it was towed

LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - One person was killed and another was critically injured Saturday when the pontoon boat they were riding in fell from a trailer while being towed.

WOODTV reports the incident happened just before 10:45 p.m. in Lincoln Township.

Police said the vehicle pulling the boat "came into a corner too fast, causing the pontoon to fall off the trailer."

The woman was dead when authorities arrived. A passenger was airlifted to a hospital in Grand Rapids.

The driver was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence causing death.

Watch WOOD-TV's report below:

 

 

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