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Woman Killed in Boating Accident

On September 27th at 8:37 PM a sailboat (with three passengers) moored off of Seward Park was struck in the stern by a powerboat (with 2 passengers).  The powerboat was driven by a 17-year-old male.  Three of the boaters were taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, one was interviewed and released and a 38-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. All the boats were towed to the Lakewood Moorage just north of Seward Park.

Traffic Collision Investigation detectives reponded to the scene.  The cause of the collision remains under investigation.