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Osoyoos police searching for two missing boaters after lake collision

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June 09, 2019 - 2:36 PM

OSOYOOS - RCMP are combing Osoyoos Lake for two missing boaters after a collision on the water last Saturday night.

According to a press release, Osoyoos RCMP received several reports at 7:15 p.m. on June 8 about two boats crashing into each other on Osoyoos Lake between Highway 3 and Swiws Provincial Park, formerly known as Haynes Point. Both boats sank beneath the water.

Three occupants from one boat were rescued and transported to a local hospital. The two occupants in the other boat have not yet been found.

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team is on the scene, searching the area with the Osoyoos RCMP.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the police at 250-495-7236.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Sean Mott or call (250) 864-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

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