Boat collision kills 2 at regatta

Second accident of the weekend at same event


TAVARES, Fla. – Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers confirmed there was a fatal accident Sunday during the Classic Race Boat Regatta on Lake Dora.

Officials said two racing boats collided on the lake, ejecting both operators into the water.

Officials said both men died as a result of their injuries.

The race has been halted because of the accident, officials said.

Saturday, a man from Stuart was killed and his passenger injured after an accident during the race, shutting down all activities for the day.