Fishing Boat on Lake Hopatcong Hits Two Kayakers, Injuring One

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A fishing boat struck two kayakers on Lake Hopatcong Saturday evening, injuring one person. According to the New Jersey Herald, New Jersey State Police Marine Unit and the Jefferson Township Fire Co. No. 2 responded to the incident near Bertrand Island around 9:35pm.

One of the kayakers, Margaret Nix, was reportedly taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 22-year-old Stanhope resident was later released.

Police are currently investigating the incident and no summonses or charges have been filed.

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