One Killed in Lake Marion Boating Accident

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead after a boating accident on Lake Marion Saturday evening.

Captain Robert McCullough with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says the accident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Lake Marion around Red Bank Landing.

Officials say the boat carrying 4 passengers crashed into a buoy and three people were ejected resulting in the death of one person. The exact cause of death has not been determined.

Other minor injuries were reported.

The accident remains under investigation by the Department of Natural Resources.


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