Coast Guard searching for missing man after boat collision


COLCHESTER, VT. >> The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing man following a boat collision in Vermont.

Officials say one man is missing and another was injured when two power boats collided Wednesday evening on Lake Champlain in Colchester.

One of the boats sank, the other sustained heavy damage. Officials say there were a total of six people aboard the boats at the time. Local responders rescued five and brought them to shore.

Coast Guard crews, along with state and local agencies are searching for the missing 60-year-old man.

The investigation into what caused the collision is ongoing.


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