Man Arrested After Two Killed in NorCal Boating Accident

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

SMARTSVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Police arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with a boating collision on a Northern California lake that killed two people and injured two others.

Yuba County Sheriff's Lt. Damon Gil says Jeffrey Sandow of Auburn was arrested Sunday morning at the Yuba County Sheriff's Department. Gil says investigators believe Sandow was under the influence of alcohol while driving one of the two power boats in the collision on Englebright Lake.

SMARTSVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Two people were killed and two others injured in a boating accident on a Northern California lake that has sparked an underwater search for possible other victims.

Yuba County Sheriff's Lt. Damon Gil said the collision between two boats on Englebright Lake was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gil said besides the two dead, a two other people suffered minor to moderate injuries.

Gil initially said divers searched for anybody else in the water, and later told the Marysville Appeal-Democrat that all people are believed accounted for.

No information was available on how the crash occurred. Investigators were talking to several survivors to find out the cause.

Englebright Lake is a man-made reservoir formed along the Yuba River.

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