Boating accident leaves 1 dead, 1 missing from wedding party – CNN.com


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New York (CNN) — [Breaking news update at 5:08 p.m. ET]

The operator of a boat carrying members of a wedding party that struck a barge in the Hudson River — leaving the bride-to-be dead and the best man missing — has been arrested, a Rockland County, New York, sheriff’s office official said.

The boat’s operator is being arraigned at an area hospital on one court of first-degree vehicular manslaughter and three counts of second-degree vehicular assault, said county Undersheriff Robert Van Cura.

[Original story published at 3:11 p.m. ET]

A boat carrying members of a wedding party struck a barge in the Hudson River, leaving the bride-to-be dead and the best man missing, authorities said Saturday.

The body of Lindsey Stewart of Piermont, New York, was recovered Saturday about an eighth of a mile from the river’s edge, Rockland County Sheriff’s Chief William Barbera told CNN. The search for the best man, Mark Lennon, continues.

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