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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigating fatal personal watercraft accident in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018



FENWICK ISLAND – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers are investigating a fatal boating accident involving personal watercraft (PWC) that occurred at approximately 1:41 p.m. today on Roy’s Creek off Assawoman Bay in Sussex County.

A 53-year-old man, who was operating a PWC, was pronounced dead at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. The name of the deceased is being withheld, pending notification of family members.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said alcohol was not a contributing factor in the fatal PWC accident. Their investigation into the accident is ongoing, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said Saturday evening.

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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigating fatal personal watercraft accident in Sussex County

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018



FENWICK ISLAND – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers are investigating a fatal boating accident involving personal watercraft (PWC) that occurred at approximately 1:41 p.m. today on Roy’s Creek off Assawoman Bay in Sussex County.

A 53-year-old man, who was operating a PWC, was pronounced dead at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. The name of the deceased is being withheld, pending notification of family members.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said alcohol was not a contributing factor in the fatal PWC accident. Their investigation into the accident is ongoing, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said Saturday evening.

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