The Montana press is reporting that a female boater from Washington State is missing after a Montana boating accident. The press says that the woman and her husband were in a boat on the Smith River in Meagher County, Montana when it capsized around 2pm on Monday.
The woman’s husband was able to make it to shore and people nearby went for help. The Meagher County Search and Rescue, the Meagher County Sheriff’s Office and a helicopter form Malmstrom Air Force Base all coordinated in a search for the woman.
The Pacific Northwest has many waterways, lakes and rivers and the Puget Sound and unfortunate boating and watercraft accidents occur very year. In Washington State alone, there are approximately 20-30 boating accident fatalities every year.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in boating accidents and the family of those killed.
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