ALEA identifies man killed in boating accident on Dauphin Island

Published: Jul. 23, 2022 at 11:22 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2022 at 5:40 PM CDT
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UPDATE: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the victim of a single-vessel crash on Dauphin Island late Friday night.

Quinton E. Zirlott, 22, of Theodore, was fatally injured when he was ejected after the boat on which he was a passenger hit a concrete barrier in Mobile near near the Dauphin Island Airport around 11:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said.

The operator of the vessel, Robert C. Zirlott, 23, also from Theodore, was injured and taken to Spring Medical Center. Passengers Bransen J. Lee, Chase R. Stork, and Linda E. Kincey, all age 23, were taken to University Hospital for treatment of their injuries, according to ALEA. There was no information given on the extent of the injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by troopers with ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division.

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EARLIER STORY:

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WALA) - Officials on Dauphin Island have confirmed one person was killed in a boat accident late Friday night.

Officials say five people were in the boat that hit the end of the runway of the Dauphin Island airport. The name of the victim could not be released at this time. Dauphin Island police are investigating this accident.

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