5-year-old dies in boating collision on Intracoastal Waterway, website reports

An overnight hunt for a 5-year-old child in a Gulf Intracoastal Waterway circuitously Bourg finished Sunday morning (July 31) when authorities found his physique underneath a circuitously boat. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office reliable a child died after he and his father leaped from their vessel to equivocate being strike by a barge, according to a Houma Times

Authorities schooled late Saturday that Ethan Hancock of Houma was blank in a water. The Coast Guard New Orleans Sector was called after 11 p.m. and sent a helicopter to support Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents and K-9 patrols from a Lafourche and Terrebonne sheriff’s offices. The boy’s physique was found only after 7 a.m. Sunday underneath a towboat.

According to a Coast Guard, a child was wearing a life jacket. The Houma Times news says he and his father were returning from a frogging outing when their 14-foot motorboat ran out of gas. The male mislaid steer of his son after they jumped into a H2O when they suspicion a relocating vessel was coming their boat.