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Boat accident kills 20

A boating trip turned tragic on New York's Lake George Sunday.

BY HEATHER MOYER | LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. | October 3, 2005

A boating accident in New York's Lake George killed 20 people Sunday.

Authorities say a tourist boat full of 47 senior citizens tipped over after the captain claims he tried to steer away from large waves caused by a nearby boat. An investigation into the accident continued Monday.

The Sheriff of Warren County said all the passengers were from Michigan.


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