- Associated Press - Sunday, April 28, 2019

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say one person died and five were injured when three boats capsized in central Montana.

The Helena Independent Record reports the incident occurred Sunday on Upper Holter Lake, a reservoir on the Missouri River about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Helena.

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Capt. Alan Hughes says one person died at the scene and five were taken to a Helena hospital. There was no immediate word on their conditions.

Few details were immediately available, including the type of boats involved. Hughes said crews began removing the wreckage Sunday, which he said could take all day.

Hughes says the incident may have been weather-related. The area was under a National Weather Service advisory, and temperatures hovered around 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 Celsius) in Helena.


Information from: Independent Record, http://www.helenair.com

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