Woman killed in boating accident on Ohio River

Woman killed in boating accident on Ohio River


ALONG THE RIVER WITH MORE. CHRISTINA? CHRISTINA: WE’RE TOLD 46-YEAR-OLD ROBYN STORR WA THE VICTIM. SHE WAS KILLED IN THE CRASH, AND ONE MAN WAS RUN TO THE HOSPITAL — WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL. ONE LOCAL BOATER TELLS US THERE WAS AN INFLUX OF PEOPLE ON THE WATER YESTERDAY, BECAUSE OF THE ECLIPSE. IT WAS JUST BEFORE 11:00 MONDAY NIGHT WHEN OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A BOAT CRASH IN THE 5800 BLOCK OF RIVER ROAD. DETECTIVES SAY THE BOAT HIT A BARGE JUST NORTH OF JUNIPER BEACH. ROBYN STORR WAS KILLED, AND A MAN WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL.>>I WAS HOME AT 10:00, AND RIGHT BEFORE I GOT HOME, PHONE STARTED RINGING. “DID YOU HEAR WHAT HAPPENED?” AND I WAS LIKE, I HAVE NO IDEA. AND WE DID A DAISY CHAIN, AND FOUND OUT ALL THE PEOPLE WE WERE WITH WERE SAFE. CHRISTINA: MARK WINDHORST WAS ON HIS BOAT IN THE SAME AREA NOT LONG BEFORE THE CRASH. HE SAYS IT WAS A BUSY DAY ON THE RIVER.>>I WAS ACTUALLY COMMENTING, I CAN’T BELIEVE HOW MANY BOATS ARE OUT ON THE RIVER TODAY. AND I THINK A LOT OF IT WAS BECAUSE OF THE ECLIPSE. CHRISTINA: OFFICERS ARE WORKING TO DETERMINE WHO WAS OPERATING THE BOAT AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH, AND THEY’RE WAITING ON TEST RESULTS TO DETERMINE IF SPEED AND ALCOHOL WERE FACTORS IN THE CRASH. AVID BOATERS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH THAT AREA SAY THEY WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED IF SPEED PLAYED A ROLE.>>OH, ITS PREVENTABLE. IT’S 100% PREVENTABLE. IT’S SPEED THAT KILLS. CHRISTINA: THOSE ARE THINGS DETECTIVES ARE LOOKING AT. THEY HAVEN’T DETERMINED WHAT THE

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