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Boat Owner Makes Costly Mistake

Boat Owner Makes Costly Mistake


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(KSL News) A $100,000 dollar boat sank in Utah Lake this morning.

The boat's owner docked the boat at the harbor late last night, but he forgot to put in the plug.

Tom Hayward, a neighboring boat driver, noticed the boat taking on water and called 911.

He was then directed to the sheriff's office for help, which said the problem was not in their jurisdiction. Hayward says, "Someone should have come out and pumped out the boat because, like I said, it wasn't even in the boat yet."

By the time the park ranger found out what had happened, it was too late to do anything about it.

The owner must now pump out the water or get a crane to remove the boat from the water.

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