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3 Dead, 1 Survivor After Deadly Boat Crash Into Government Cut Jetty Off Miami Beach

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IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY, NFL AND MIAMI DOLPHINS LOOK TO REDUCE THE IMPACT OF NEXT YEAR'S SUPER BOWL CBS 4 NEWS AT 6:00 STARTS RIGHT NOW

NOW AT 6:00, THE SEARCH FOR A MISSING BOATER IN A DEADLY WEEKEND CRASH ENDS WITH A DISCOVERY OF A WOMAN'S BODY THE CRASH CLAIMED THE LIVES A HUSBAND AND WIFE AND ANOTHER PERSON IN THE BOAT IS IN THE HOSPITAL TWO OTHER MEN LOST THEIR LIVES CBS 4 PETER D'OENCH IS LIVE AT THE HOSPITAL DO INVESTIGATORS KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE CRASH ON SATURDAY NIGHT

THE CRASH THAT YOU REFERRED TO WAS TWO AND A HALF YEARS AGO THEY LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE 32-FOOT BOAT IT THE NORTH JETTY AND GOVERNMENT CUT AND FLIPPED OVER THE FIRST THING I THOUGHT OF, HERE'S A 16-YEAR-OLD BOY WITHOUT PARENTS EVERY TEENAGER NEEDS PARENTS GREG SAYS HIS FORMER NEIGHBORS FROM LIGHTHOUSE POINT LOVED BEING OUT ON THE WATER IN THEIR BOAT

THEY USE THEIR BOAT A LOT SO I ASSUME THEY WERE EXPERIENCED BOAT HERS THE ONLY THING I COULD THINK OF IS THEY WERE CELEBRATING THE WIFE'S BIRTHDAY IT HAPPENED IN THE AREA WHERE MARLINS PIMPER HERNANDEZ AND TWO OTHERS LOST THEIR LIVES IN SEPTEMBER 2016 THE BODY OF A THIRD PERSON ON THE BOAT 28-YEAR-OLD 4 CA DAVID OF FORT LAUDERDALE WAS RECOVERED 27 TROY FORTE SURVIVED AND RUSHED TO JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

OUR HEARTS AND MINDS GO OUT TO THE FAMILIES OF THE VICTIM IN THIS TRAGEDY WE ASKED THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILD LIFE CONSERVATION SPOKESMAN IF HE COULD SAY WHAT CAUSED THE ACCIDENT WE WILL NOT ANSWER FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION IT'S EARLY ON WE ASKED OF SAFETY PRECAUTIONS THAT SHOULD BE TAKEN

WE'RE HERE TO TALK ABOUT THE ACCIDENT THAT HAS OCCURRED SATURDAY WE'RE NOT GOING INTO SPECIFICS ABOUT TEMPERATURE JETTY ALL QUESTIONS SHOULD BE REFERRED TO ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AS WELL AS THE COAST GUARD NOW THE COAST GUARD TELLS US THAT AFTER A 2017 STUDY, THE CAPTAIN DETERMINED THAT TWO

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Safety Concerns Over Government Cut Jetty Arise Again After Latest Deadly Boat Crash

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INVESTIGATION IS MOVING FORWARD, TODAY THE STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE ANNOUNCED THAT THEY HAVE OPENED AN INVESTIGATION, AND I AM TOLD THAT THE NAACP WILL HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE ON THE INCIDENT LATER THIS WEEK HERE IN FORT LAUDERDALE THE COAST GUARD TALKING TONIGHT ABOUT THE DEADLY CRASH OVER THE WEEKEND, AND IN A SPOT THAT HAS SEEN TRAGEDY BEFORE

PEOPLE DIED, AND THE FOURTH IS SERIOUSLY HURT AFTER THE COLLISION ON GOVERNMENT DOCTORS ARE TREATING THE LONE SURVIVOR Reporter: THAT LONE SURVIVOR AT LAST REPORT, CRITICAL CONDITION, MEANWHILE SHOULD THERE BE MORE LIGHTS ON THAT JETTY AND GOVERNMENT CUT? THAT IS THE QUESTION BEING ASKED TONIGHT, BUT THE COAST GUARD HAS NOT ANSWERED, TAKE A LOOK THIS DAYS DEVELOPMENT IN THE BOATING ACCIDENT, 32 PHOTO BOATING ACCIDENT, 32 PHOTO RD REMOVED FROM THE ACCIDENT SCENE, AND THE BODY OF ONE OF THE VICTIMS, 28-YEAR-OLD JENNIFER Y MUNOZ CADAVID , WASHES ASHORE NEAR THE GOVERNMENT CUT JETTY

ALL ARE ALSO DEAD, 38-YEAR-OLD ELISAINE COLGAN , AND HER 56- YEAR-OLD HUSBAND, CHRISTOPHER COLGAN BOTH WELL-KNOWN IN LIGHTHOUSE POINT IN BROWARD COUNTY AVID BOATERS, THEY LEAVE BEHIND A TEENAGE SON STILL IN JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, 37-YEAR-OLD TROY FORTE OF JUNO BEACH WILL NOT BE ANSWERING ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION, IT IS TOO EARLY ON

Reporter: THERE WILL BE QUESTIONS BECAUSE THE ACCIDENT IS IN THE SAME AREA WHERE JOSI FERNANDEZ AND TWO OTHER MEN LOST THEIR LIVES IN SEPTEMBER 2016 THIS IS THE SECOND DEADLY ACCIDENT IN DARKNESS ON THE BEACH HOW DARK IS THE JETTY? AFTER THE JOSI FERNANDEZ ACCIDENT, DAVID SUTTON INVESTIGATED, AND WHAT HE FOUND WAS THE LOW-LYING JETTY IS DIFFICULT TO SEE AT NIGHT, WITHOUT HUGE FLOODLIGHTS FROM THE MIAMI-DADE FIRE RESCUE BOAT HE WAS ON THIS, FROM DAVIS REPORT AFTER THE ACCIDENT, CITY AND COUNTY OFFICIALS URGED THEM PLACE ADDITIONAL LIGHTS ON THE JETTY

THEY ASKED ABOUT ALL THIS TODAY, ISSUED THIS THE COAST GUARD COMPLETED AN ANALYSIS IN THE SYSTEM SURVEY OF THE MIAMI MAIN CHANNEL AND THE JETTY, WHICH WAS COMPLETED IN JUNE 2017 BASED ON THIS ANALYSIS, THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT OF MIAMI DETERMINED THE EXISTING AIDS TO NAVIGATION, WHICH INCLUDES CODED, LIGHTED BUOYS WERE SUFFICIENT FURTHERMORE, IT WAS DETERMINED INSTALLING ADDITIONAL LIGHTS COULD INTERFERE WITH THESE EXISTING AIDS IT WAS DETERMINED THAT A JOSI FERNANDEZ WAS OPERATING HIS BOAT UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF COCAINE AND ALCOHOL

SPEED WAS INVOLVED

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3 dead, 1 injured in Miami Beach boat crash

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PRAYING FOR HIS RECOVERY >> IT DOESN’T FEEL REAL

IT DOES NOT FEEL REAL TO ME AT ALL I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO ARI: CHRIS COLGAN SAYS HE’S IN SHOCK >> I DON’T UNDERSTAND ANY OF IT I JUST FEEL TERRIBLE I FEEL LIKE I’M IN A NIGHTMARE AND I CAN’T WAKE UP

ARI: ON SATURDAY, CHRIS’S PARENTS, CHRIS AND ELISAINE COLGAN, TOOK THEIR BOAT TO MIAMI, OUT CELEBRATING ELISAINE’S 39TH BIRTHDAY THEY NEVER CAME HOME >> IT’S SO INSANE HOW SOMETHING COULD BE THERE EARLIER AND IT’S JUST GONE, MY PARENTS ARI: INVESTIGATORS WITH FWC SAY AROUND 9:30 SATURDAY NIGHT, THE COLGANS’ BOAT COLLIDED WITH A JETTY IN MIAMI BEACH THEY WERE BOTH KILLED >> IT WAS A CAPSIZED VESSEL AND MULTIPLE FATALITIES

IT WAS A VERY TRAGIC, DEVASTATING INCIDENT ARI: MONDAY MORNING, THE BODY OF A THIRD VICTIM WAS FOUND IN THE WATER, IDENTIFIED AS 28-YEAR-OLD JENNIFER CADIVAD A FOURTH VICTIM, TROY FORTE OF JUNO BEACH, IS THE ONLY ONE ON BOARD THE BOAT WHO SURVIVED, TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION A FRIEND OF FORTE’S TELLS FORTE HAD SURGERY ON MONDAY AND FAMILY IS OPTIMISTIC HE WILL MAKE A FULL RECOVERY CHRIS COLGAN JUNIOR SAYS FORTE WAS A CLOSE FRIEND OF HIS FATHER’S, ANOTHER PERSON WHO KNEW WHO AMAZING HIS PARENTS WERE >> MY PARENTS WERE JUST SUCH NICE, AMAZING, LOVING PEOPLE TO ALL THEIR FRIENDS NEVER MET ONE PERSON

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Survivor of Miami boat crash awake after surgery, friends say

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WITNESSES SAY THIS 32-FOOT BOAT WAS CARRYING FOUR PASSENGERS WHEN IT CRASHED INTO THE NORTH JETTY AT GOVERNMENT CUT SATURDAY EVENING FORTE WAS TAKEN TO A MIAMI HOSPITAL HIS FRIENDS SAY HE IS NOW AWAKE AN COMMUNICATING WITH HIS HANDS FOLLOWING SURGERY

THE OTHER PASSENGERS DIED AT THE SCENE ACCORDING TO A SUNFEST SPOKESWOMAN, THE 37-YEAR-OLD HAS WORKED AS SPONSORSHIP MANAGER THE MUSIC FESTIVAL SINCE 2017 WE ARE DEEPLY SADDENED BY THIS TERRIBLE TRAGEDY OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS ARE WITH TROY’S FAMILY AND THE FAMILIES OF CHRISTOPHE AND ELISAINE COLGAN AND JENNIFER CADAVI SHE GOES ON TO SAY, TROY’S HEALTH AND RECOVERY ARE OUR MOST IMPORTANT CONCERNS RIGHT NOW BUT FORTE HAS INCREDIBLE

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Miami Beach Marina yacht crash

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THIRD PERSON DID SUFFER MINOR INJURIES >> AND MORE BREAKING NEWS FROM OVERNIGHT, A YACHT OPERATOR CRASHING INTO SIX BOATS IN MIAMI BEACH

>> THIS HAPPENED EARLY THIS MORNING >> WHEN THAT CRASH HAPPENED, THE MAN DRIVING THE YACHT NOWHERE TO BE FOUND LAYRON IS AT THE ARENA WITH MORE >> THE BOAT IS STILL IN THE WATER AFTER IT TOOK ON A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF WATER LATE LAST NIGHT THANKFULLY, IT DID NOT SINK

I WANT TO SHOW YOU A PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING THIS 80 FOOT YACHT STARTING TO TAKE ON THAT WATER WE ALSO GOT CELL PHONE VIDEO I WANT TO SHOW YOU WE'RE TOLD CREWS TRIED GETTING WATER OUT OF THE BOAT THAT BECAME DANGEROUS AND ALSO GOT SOME VIDEO OF THIS YACHT THIS MORNING AND SEVERAL OTHER BOATS WERE DAMAGED AS A RESULT OF ALL OF THIS

THAT PERSON AS YOU SAID THERE ULTIMATELY TOOK OFF BUT REPORTEDLY SPED UP THIS YACHT TO GET AS CLOSE TO LAND AS POSSIBLE PROPPED UP AGAINST ANOTHER BOAT THERE STILL ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE WATER CREWS WERE THERE SHORING UP THAT YACHT AND HAD A BARRIER IN THE WATER THERE JUST TO MAKE SURE ANY FUEL OR OTHER CONTAMINANTS COULD LEAK FROM THAT YACHT DID NOT MAKE IT INTO THE BAY WATER THERE

WE'RE TOLD THIS BOAT WILL BE HERE FOR A COUPLE DAYS AS THIS INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AND THE SEARCH IS STILL ON FOR THE PERSON AT THE CONTROLS ANYTHING NEW WE'LL PASS ALONG TO

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