1 dead after airboat goes airborne, overturns on Lake Jesup
Officials said a kayaker might be missing in Lake Jesup. OVIEDO, Fla. – A 47-year-old Geneva man died after his airboat went airborne and overturned Sunday on Lake Jesup in Seminole County, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said. | Pilot killed in Fla. gyroscope crash]Wildlife officers said a witness was driving north on the S.R 417 bridge and saw a 12-foot airboat go airborne. The witness called over another boat, and the victim was found near the overturned airboat, officials said. The good Samaritans took the man to the Lake Jessup boat ramp in Sanford, where Jelkren was pronounced dead.
Girl struck by boat in Cocoa Beach hit-and-run, FWC says
COCOA BEACH, Fla. – Update 2:40 p.m.Officials have located the person who was involved in the hit-and-run. The young swimmer was hit at 12:21 p.m. and the vessel left the scene, according to the FWC. FWC officers and deputies with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office were searching for the boat. Around 10:30 p.m., FWC officials said they located the person involved. Authorities did not provide a description of the boat or the girl’s condition.
FWC seeks information in fatal hit-and-run on Lake Monroe
FWC seeks information in fatal hit-and-run on Lake MonroePublished: May 24, 2020, 6:46 pmThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for the public's help as it seeks information about a hit-and-run that occurred on Lake Monroe.