St. Mary Parish Hunter Dies In Boating Accident (Revised)
According to Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal a boating accident early this morning has left one man dead.
Two men were involved in the accident at approximately 4:20am in the Atchafalaya Basin. The men were traveling near the bank in dense fog when their boat struck an overhanging limb capsizing the boat and ejecting both hunters. One man was wearing a life jacket and was able to swim to shore and called for help. The other man, 20 year old Blaine Allen-Tabb was not wearing a life jacket and was located later by the Sheriff's Water Patrol Unit and was pronounced dead at the scene.