Hudson boat operator charged with manslaughter

CBS News is reporting this morning that the hired operator of the boat that crashed Friday night on the Hudson River was likely intoxicated and that he has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault.

You’ve probably already heard about this terrible “wedding party speedboat” vs. barge collision, as news outlets have been covering it all weekend because of the horrific nature of the tragedy.

The bride-to-be’s body was found Saturday, and best man’s body was recovered on Sunday as the groom recovered in the hospital. Life jackets were not found on the bodies.

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