4 hurt after boats collide at Lake Keowee

Pontoon boat
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LAKE KEOWEE, SC (WSPA) – The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is investigating a boat accident involving one of its officers.

A spokesman with the agency said an officer and pontoon boat carrying four people collided on Memorial Day. The accident happened around 3 p.m. on Lake Keowee.

The officer and one person on the pontoon were ejected from the boats, said Robert McCullough with DNR.

All four were taken to a hospital and are expected to be okay.

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