CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. (AP) — A Delaware man has died after a boating accident in Chesapeake City.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say Robert Vernon Baron, 27, of Bear, Del., died after falling into the water after jumping from a docking boat onto a pier. The accident occurred around 8:25 p.m. Friday at the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
Two other people could not find Baron after jumping into the water after him. His body was recovered by divers around 10:15 p.m. and taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore.
Officials say this is the tenth boating fatality of the year in Maryland.
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