One dead, multiple injured in boat collision on Little Manatee River

Posted at 8:56 AM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 12:17:50-05

RUSKIN, Fla. — Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a boat collision on the Little Manatee River Friday morning.

It happened near the Shell Point Marina in Ruskin. 

A call for service came in around 8:22 a.m. Friday morning.

Rescue Boat 17 and Rescue Boat 11 responded to the scene.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has confirmed one fatality and multiple injuries.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue boat recovered two victims and transported them to a local hospital by ambulance.



The cause of the collision is unknown at this time.



FWC is taking over the investigation.

This is a developing news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.