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Ala. man dies after boat hits low-hanging wire

Authorities say a north Alabama man died on the Tennessee River when the bass boat he was riding in struck a low-hanging wire near a Tennessee Valley Authority power plant, nearly decapitating him.Full story

NY boat victims' parents doubt booze caused crash

The parents of a bride-to-be killed in a boating accident on the Hudson River suggested Wednesday that poor lighting on a barge, not drunkenness, was responsible for the crash. Full story

Amphicars navigate both land and sea

  For many people, summer is all about hitting the water. In an Amphicar, you can do it without ever having to leave your car. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren takes a spin in the vehicle that is part boat and part car, manufactured in Germany for just a few years in the ‘60s.

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  Speedboat driver could face more charges in crash that killed bride-to-be

Lindsay Stewart and Brian Bond were set to marry in two weeks, but on Friday night the speed boat they were riding in slammed into a barge, ejecting and killing Stewart and Mark Lennon, her husband’s best man. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Boat driver charged in tragedy that killed bride

Investigators are still looking into the circumstances surrounding a tragic boat accident Friday night that killed a bride-to-be and best man, and the boat’s driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Two bodies recovered following NYC boat crash

Authorities in New York City have recovered two bodies after a boating accident that is believed to have claimed the life of a bride-to-be and her fiancé’s best man. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Boat driver charged in Hudson River crash

A bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man were thrown overboard in a boat accident on the Hudson River Friday. The driver, Jo Jo John, has charged with vehicular manslaughter. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

  Boat operator charged after deadly crash

A boat carrying members of a wedding party struck a barge in the Hudson River Friday night. The boat's operator was charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter Saturday. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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