Angler Dies in Lake Champlain Boating Accident


One person is dead following a boating accident on Lake Champlain that occurred on Saturday morning, June 15.

Wayne Bailey, 63, was fishing with his brother, Eric, when their boat began taking on water and capsized off Stave Island, just south of South Hero Island.

Wayne died as a result, although authorities are not clear whether he drowned or succumbed to a medical event.