Authorities Identify Man Killed in Weekend Boating Accident --Cumming Patch
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources as identified the 59-year-old man killed in a boating accident on Lake Lanier over the weekend as Stephen Blake Jones, 59, of Duluth.
Jones and a woman, who was seriously injured in the accident, were in a 32-foot pontoon boat reportedly struck by a ski boat sometime between 11 p.m. and midnight Saturday, said Major Stephen Adams of the Georgia DNR.
The couple in the 21-foot ski boat are identified as Steven Parker, 32, and Ashley LeBlanc, 30, both of Cumming, according to Adams.
The boat collision is believed to have occurred approximately 200 yards from the face of the dam back toward Lower Overlook Park inside Gwinnett County.
Adams told Cumming Patch the agency’s Critical Incident Reconstruction Team is currently reconstructing