Wilmington man killed in boating accident in New Hampshire

Wilmington man killed in boating accident in New Hampshire
Wilmington man killed in boating accident in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Pixabay)

New Hampshire (WECT) - A Wilmington man was killed in a boating accident on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton, New Hampshire.

According to the New Hampshire State Police, William Rowan, 35, died in the incident.

Police say Rowan and several others were in a boat, about to leave from the dock, when the operator of the vessel made an abrupt maneuver, causing a passenger to fall in the water.

The boat then struck the victim, identified as Rowan.

He was brought to shore, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say operator error may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

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