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Speed boat removed from the Sound after weekend accident
SANTA ROSA SOUND -- A follow up now to a deadly boat accident in Santa Rosa County over Easter weekend.
The rear portion of the speed boat has been removed from the Santa Rosa Sound.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission paid a private contractor 15-thousand dollars to pull the wreckage from the water.
Investigators say the boat hit some sort of wake as it sped across the sound.
Witnesses say the boat went airborne then slammed back down splintering the boat into pieces.
The crash killed Gary Lowry and sent four others to the hospital.