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2 die in N. California boating accident

Posted: September 16, 2012 12:00 p.m.
Updated: September 16, 2012 12:00 p.m.

SMARTSVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed and two others injured in a boating accident on a Northern California lake that has sparked an underwater search for possible other victims.

Yuba County Sheriff's Lt. Damon Gil said the collision between two boats on Englebright Lake was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gil said besides the two dead, a two other people suffered minor to moderate injuries.

Gil initially said divers searched for anybody else in the water, and later told the Marysville Appeal-Democrat that all people are believed accounted for.

No information was available on how the crash occurred. Investigators were talking to several survivors to find out the cause.

Englebright Lake is a man-made reservoir formed along the Yuba River.


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