One Dead, One Missing in Fall River Accident

One boater is dead and another missing after an accident on the Taunton River off Fall River, MA, on Saturday, Sept. 28. Early reports from witnessess suggest the boat hit a wake shortly after the operator and his passenger left the Tipsy Seagull Restaurant in the afternoon and became airborne, ejecting the men upon impact.

The deceased has been identified as Brent Osborne, 42, of Middleboro. The missing boater, Marc Hanoud, 35, of Berkley, had not yet been located as of Sunday afternoon.

Osborne was taken to shore at the Tipsy Seagull dock and rushed to St. Anne’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m.

The search for the missing boater has been called off.