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Wildlife and Fisheries investigating fatal boating accident


Venice, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is investigating a boating crash that left one person dead.

It happened June 10th in the Venice area in Plaquemines Parish. Wildlife and Fisheries agents received a distress call around 2:30 p.m. about a collision between a 24 foot bay boat and a 28 foot oil field crew boat in Flat Boat Pass.
All three subjects from the bay boat were transferred to University Hospital in New Orleans. 

The operator of the bay boat, Steven Malcolm, 33, of Madisonville, died en route to the hospital. 

Dennis Prince, 60, of Malvern, Arkansas is in intensive care with severe head trauma.  Corey Prince, 34, of Fayetteville, Arkansas was treated for an elbow laceration.
Tyler Scott of Belle Chasse was the operator of the crew vessel, and Lyrissa Demolle of Venice was the passenger.  Neither Scott nor Demolle were injured.

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