LCSO Investigating Fatal Boat Accident

Lake County authorities are investigating a fatal boat accident that happened yesterday afternoon. Lake County Central Dispatch recieved a report of a vessel crash with a 57-year-old male with a possible head injury. The boat was parked at Skyklark Motel in Lakeport where first responders examined the victim, who was already deceased. The other man who was with him said the victim had been driving the boat when it hit a tree, causing him to fall hard between the seats. The Lakeport Fire Protection District Chief says the boat has damage from a collision, and the incident is being investigated by the sheriff’s office.