A tragic accident on Roosevelt Lake over the weekend has authorities reminding boaters to take safety precautions when heading out on the water.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) said a man was killed on Saturday when he fell off a boat and was struck by the propeller.
AZGFD said it's the 67th boating accident this year, leading to forty-two injuries and six deaths, including an 8-year-old who fell off a pontoon boat at Lake Havasu.
AZGFD has the following recommendations:
AZGFD offers boating safety education free to the public. Click here for more information on boating safety from AZGFD. You can also call AZGFD at 623-236-7219.
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