LECLAIRE, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Bureau is investigating a boat crash that killed one person and left another in critical condition on Sunday, August 16 on the Mississippi River.
The crash happened around 7:00p.m., at Pool 14 near LeClaire. Investigators believe two boats collided killing a 52-year-old woman and critically injuring a 61-year-old man, both were in the same boat. A woman in the other boat had minor injuries.
Investigators are requesting anyone with information that may have witnessed the crash or know anything about the crash between a large black center-console boat and a blue and white 19-foot Bayliner runabout boat to contact authorities immediately.
The names of the deceased individual and the injured are being withheld at this time pending family notification. The DNR continues to investigate this fatal crash.