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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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