Sanford, FL – Reid McMenamy Killed in Boating Accident on Lake Monroe

Sanford, FL – Reid McMenamy Killed in Boating Accident on Lake Monroe

Sanford, FL (May 25, 2020) – Around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, May 23, a fatal hit-and-run boating accident took place on Lake Monroe in Sanford.

According to witnesses who were present at the scene, they saw a fishing boat slam into a personal watercraft and then flee the scene. It was identified as a white fishing style boat about 18 feet in length. A male was operating the boat.

The man on the personal watercraft was identified as 43-year-old Reid McMenamy. He was taken to the hospital where he was tragically pronounced deceased.

Police confirmed that McMenamy’s injuries included lacerations, an open skull fracture, and a dislocated arm.

Police continue to search for the boater responsible for the accident. Their investigation is currently ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Boat Accidents in Florida 

Sanford, FL – Reid McMenamy Killed in Boating Accident on Lake MonroeIn 2018, approximately 607 boat-related accidents took place in all of Florida, with 57 of these leading to fatalities. Florida actually leads the nation in the number of recreational boats that are registered, which means that these accidents are more likely to happen there than many other places. All too often, boating accidents lead to catastrophic harm, including fatalities. If you have lost a loved one in a boat accident and you are unsure of where to turn, it is essential that you speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.

At Vaughan Law Group, our Florida personal injury attorneys continue to stand by the sides of families who have lost a loved one in a sudden accident. Our attorneys have successfully assisted in settling and litigating these claims during one of the most stressful times for families. As you grieve, you should never have to worry about the bills that continue to pile up. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (407) 648-1426 for the help you deserve.

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