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Seven injured in boat collision near Jackson County

By Staff reports

Charleston, W.Va. -- Seven people were injured after two boats collided on the Ohio River on Sunday afternoon.

The boats, which were traveling near Buffington Island in Jackson County, hit head-on at about 3 p.m., according to an officer with the Ravenswood Police Department. One passenger was seriously injured and transported to a nearby hospital, police said. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is investigating.


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