Those enjoying the lovely climate in Lake Havasu recently got more than they bargained for. A 29-year old Huntington Beach man, was enjoying the water by sitting in an inner tube and being pulled by a boat. Something caused him to fall out of the tube. While waiting for the boat to return and pick him up, another boat, traveling about 40 mph hit him.
The boat fled down the lake without stopping. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is asking any witnesses to this incident to come forward by calling the Colorado River Sheriff's Station at 760-326-9200. The boat is described as red, about 30 feet long with white stripes. The driver is a heavy-set man with a mustache, wearing a baseball cap. A blond-haired woman was a passenger.
Paramedics took the man to Havasu Landing Marina, where he was pronounced dead. My sympathies go out to the family of the man that died.