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Bodies of Two Utah Boaters Recovered

Bodies of Two Utah Boaters Recovered



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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona (AP) -- The bodies of two Utah men have been recovered from Lake Havasu.

Authorities say the bodies of 25-year-old Patrick Wilburn of Centerville and 27-year-old Michael Christopherson of Farmington have been recovered.

Deputies say state-of-the-art sonar equipment helped divers to locate the bodies, which were submerged.

The third passenger, 23-year-old Corey Christopherson, survived and was taken to a hospital in Phoenix. He remains in critical but stable condition.

The men had been missing since a Saturday evening boating accident in which their boat became airborne and then broke apart when it hit the water again.

It's still unclear who was driving the boat.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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