Boater dies after crashing into Cape Coral dock
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A boater died Wednesday afternoon after crashing into a dock at Alhambra Lake in Cape Coral.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. when an 18-foot pontoon boat crashed into a dock causing the driver to be thrown from the vessel.
EMS crews responded to the scene and confirmed the boater died from their injuries.
FWC is still investigating the crash. The identity of the boater has not been released at this time.
“All of the members of the FWC want to express our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased,” FWC said in a statement.
FWC is reminding boaters to remain diligent when boating and follow boating safety tips found here.