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Brother & Sister Killed in Tubing Accident on Michigan Lake

11-year-old, Alex Mansour, 6-year-old Gabrielle Mansour and 10-year-old Adriana Mansour were in a tube on Michigan Lake being pulled behind their father John Mansour, who was riding a jet ski on Sylvan Lake on Sunday, July 14th. At around 12:30pm, a boater swerved avoiding the jet ski but failed to see the tube being dragged -->

Personal Watercrafts: Potentially Deadly Fun

Personal watercrafts can be highly dangerous vehicles, even for trained professionals. In 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard counted 4,789 boating accidents involving 709 deaths, 3,331 injuries and $54 million in property damage. Watercraft accidents accounted for 23% of that total. The U.S. Coast Guard noted that the top causes of accidents were operator related: carelessness, -->