Boat Accident Kills One; Injures Four Others
April 1, 2013
One person was killed and four others injured in a boat accident Saturday in Santa Rosa Sound.
Gary Lowry, 61, was killed in the accident when his speedboat hit a wake and went airborne. The boat broke apart when it landed south of Shore Line Park in Gulf Breeze. Lowry’s son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Stephanie Lowry of Cantonment, both age 42, along with 33-year old Lauren Williams were injured in the crash. Scott Lowry and Williams remained in Baptist Hospital on Sunday; Stephanie Lowry was released Saturday. A fourth passenger was airlifted to a Birmingham hospital in unknown condition.
The crash is under investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.