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DNR: Boat operator located after hit and run on Lake Greenwood

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The Department of Natural Resources director said a boat operator was issued several tickets after leaving the scene of a collision on Lake Greenwood Saturday night.

Robert McCullough said the call came in at 10:05 p.m. that a pontoon and center console boat were involved in a collision between Twin Rivers and the Upper Trestle of Lake Greenwood.

McCullough said the center console boat struck the pontoon and left the scene. The boat operator was then located and issued the following tickets:

  • failure to stop and render aid
  • reckless operation
  • no lights

There were four passengers aboard the pontoon as well as a small child. Only the pontoon operator suffered minor injuries, DNR said.

Two people were on the center console boat and neither were injured.

The incident is under investigation by DNR and additional tickets may be issued.

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