Power boat rolls; woman killed, husband critically injured

Posted 4/3/21

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman's body was recovered from Lake Pleasant and her husband was hospitalized in critical condition after they lost control of their high-performance power boat and it …

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Power boat rolls; woman killed, husband critically injured

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman's body was recovered from Lake Pleasant and her husband was hospitalized in critical condition after they lost control of their high-performance power boat and it overturned and rolled Friday, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said Saturday.

Shannon and Michael Hitchcock were ejected, the Sheriff's Office said.

Witnesses pulled Michael Hitchcock from the water but Shannon Hitchcock went under and her body wasn't recovered until early Saturday morning, the office said.

The county Medical Examiner's Office said she died from drowning and trauma injures.

Sheriff's personnel used a robotic underwater vehicle during the search.

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