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2 injured in Saturday boat crash on Lake Martin

Two people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Martin Saturday night, according to Alabama Law...
Two people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Martin Saturday night, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials.(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 1:25 PM CDT
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TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Two people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Martin Saturday night, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials.

ALEA said the incident happened after 9 p.m. when a 21-foot Supra Sunsport ski-boat crashed into a pier at Kowaliga Marina. There were three people on board.

The driver of the boat, Mason William Goodwin, 20, of Birmingham, and a passenger were injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to ALEA. Goodwin was charged with boating under the influence and minor in possession of alcoholic beverages.

ALEA also charged a 19-year-old passenger with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the fourth-degree and minor in possession of alcoholic beverages. The 19-year-old’s name was not disclosed.

ALEA continues to investigate the cause of the crash.

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