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Can anyone confirm that there was a boat that flipped over at cfw on saturday. What is the story? I'm going there today.
 

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Can anyone confirm that there was a boat that flipped over at cfw on Saturday. What is the story? I'm going there today.
This is true...was just talking with vdrivedenis. Search and rescue have been looking still no boat or driver found. All I know is it was a hydro that caught a roller. This is sad news that I dont like posting. Prayers to family and friends.
 

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We were at the entrance to quarter mile cove when the crash happened. Saw the whole thing. We turned around and were to the area of the crash in less than 20 seconds. The boat and driver just disapeared. Nothing surfaced but an empty life vest. I can't explain how hard it is to deal with not being able to do anything. It was just after sunset, and in a deeper part of the cove. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of the driver.
 

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Damn thats horrible, I have several friends with hydros that went up, phone service sucks been calling with no answer. I went out mid week to avoid the rollers. This sucks....
 

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dammit, I am sorry to hear that. I don't even know what to say. If there is anything we can do let us know. We searched for an hour till search and rescue showed up, everyone did everything possible to find him. I can't explain How heartbreaking that situation is. Once again, our Prayers go out to the family and friends
 

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r.i.p. always sad when you hear things like this.
 

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:( What a tragedy. Sorry to hear about this, very sad situation. Thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends.
 

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Really sad, thoughts and prayers- out to have a little fun and tragedy strikes rip
 

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I was there. I waited until most were done for the evening. I figured the water looked like it had layed down enough, I made my pass and hung it out a little more then I usualy would and when i shut it down, I hit the rough water that I could not see when i started my pass. it was NOT a smooth shut down to say the least and something told me that the water wasint going to get any better and to not make another pass. so I went into shore where my girlfriend was watching. He made a pass coming into the cove where the water was good,then made the next pass leaving the cove and hit the same rough water that I hit. I watched him run and was helpless. you could hear as the roar of the engine went silent. As I stood there and my girlfriend was stuck to me like glue, we hoped and prayed he would be ok. When we saw the heicopter search lights, we put the boat on the trailer and made a silent trip home. All along the way I could not stop thinking about Him and his family and how quickly this tragedy happend and How sorry we are for their loss
 

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blessing to his family and freinds

i to witness this heart wrenching event, i have never seen a crash before it happin so fast my soul went numb and was covered with silence and was the rest of the camp grounds! the people who went into rescue mode before the water settle you guys are did your best with the situation, me and crew sat on the shore and watch everything unfold until the last search boat left the water even threw out a couple spot lights to help out!....i am sorry to all his family and freinds for these events that have been layed out in front of you, this will forever be etched in my memories...god bless to you all.....707dog
 

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I am so sorry. I dont know what to say but my families prayers go out to his family. if there is anything we can do let us know. my buddie is a fire fighter and tried to rush out on his jet ski to help. we have never seen something disaper so fast. Im so sorry
 

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Hate to hear about these things...Very sorry for everyones loss.

Godspeed Frank, ,may you rest in peace.
 

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:mad:sad day yesterday.it takes one thing that you see in your life to change a lot of things you do.i saw alot of guys making some out of control passes without life jackets on.i know they found a life jacket.but boats that run the speeds that frank ran. the person driving should use a lifeline jacket.that might not have changed things but it should have been on.my kids 12 and 14 saw the crash.and for there sake i will buy me a good vest.my boat runs fast enough to make me where one.


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