GP Jet Boat Crash Leaves Driver Dead

UPDATED @ 12:42pm

GRANDE PRAIRIE — A 45 year old man has died after being involved in a jet boat accident near Grande Prairie.

The Grande Prairie Fire department was called to Bear Creek. The Passenger  of the boat was able to swim to shore uninjured but, when services arrived, the driver was missing.

A search was able to find the driver and STARS transported him to the hospital, where the driver was then pronounced dead shortly after.

RCMP have determined that the accident was caused by the boat experiencing strong rapids

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