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Saturday May 23rd, 2015 12:32PM

Woman hurts back when boat hits large wake on Lanier

By Staff
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources entered the Fourth of July weekend with a goal of "no drownings, no boating incidents and no BUIs"; they are meeting at least one of those goals, according to statistics released late Friday night. <br /> <br /> DNR said rangers issued 12 citations for boating under the influence (BUI) violations. One of those occurred on Lake Lanier.<br /> <br /> A press release indicated there were two boating incidents on Lake Lanier, one involving injuries. DNR spokesman Mark McKinnon said in the injury-related incident, a woman fell inside of a boat because of a large wake. He said the woman hurt her back. A total of three boating incidents occurred Friday on Georgia waterways.<br /> <br /> So far, the DNR has reported no drownings for the holiday weekend.
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