Investigators at crash site of the 2009 fatal boating accident in Long Island Sound.

Boating Deaths Linked To Alcohol Exceed U.S. Rate

A C-HIT review of state and U.S. Coast Guard data has found that the number of Connecticut boating deaths involving alcohol increased nearly fourfold in the latter half of the last decade. The data shows that while there were six alcohol-related boating deaths in Connecticut from 2001 to 2005, that number jumped to 22 from 2006 to 2010.

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