Boating Accident

NEW INFO: Search Underway for Missing Boater near Camden

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the search is underway for a missing boater. ALEA Marine Patrol says they are looking for a 58-year-old man who went under water Wednesday and never resurfaced. Officials say the incident occurred at approximately 4:45PM Wednesday on the Alabama River in the Gees Bend area of Wilcox County. Investigators say the man was on a…

Family and Friends Gather to Remember Kelsey Starling

Kelsey Nicole Starling was killed on July 4th in a boating accident on Smith Lake. Starling went missing after the boat she was in collided with another boat at around 10pm that night. After two weeks, the search for Starling was suspended indefinitely. Those who knew Starling say she will be remembered for the passion and love she showed to…

1 Person Injured in Boat Fire on Lake Harding

Troopers with the ALEA Marine Patrol are currently investigating a boat fire that left one person injured on Saturday. The Beulah Fire/Rescue Department was first called to Lake Harding at 3:03 pm. Rescue responded to reports of a boat fire near the dam. Fire units were able to extinguish the fire utilizing fire boat 609. Another crew was dispatched to…

Single Boat Accident on Coosa River Kills Wetumpka Woman

WETUMPKA – ALEA Marine Patrol Troopers are on the scene a fatal boating accident on the Coosa River. Around midnight, Krista Danielle Elliott, 32, of Wetumpka, was killed when the boat she was a passenger in struck a tree overhanging the river. She was the only passenger in the boat along with the operator. The operator was uninjured. Stay with…