Deputies investigate fatal boating accident

OLCOTT, NY-- The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal boat accident.

Rescue crews were called to Lake Ontario, just west of the Olcott Harbor, for a report of an overturned boat. When crews arrived, they found Christian D. Gothgen, 49, of Snyder, in the water unresponsive.

Gothgen was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies are still investigating the cause of the accident.


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