Dock Danger Causes Lake Death

1 decade 2 years 1 month ago Monday, September 03 2007 Sep 3, 2007 Monday, September 03, 2007 2:57:17 AM CDT September 03, 2007 in News
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LAKE OF THE OZARKS (AP) - Safety officials are stepping up inspections of dock electrical systems after a woman's Lake of the Ozarks death. Investigators think a short in the dock power supply system electrified a ladder that 24-year-old Heather Huff was clutching. Huff, a Raymore resident, was electrocuted July 28th. A final autopsy report is pending in her death. Only half a dozen people are believed to have died under similar circumstances at the lake in the last ten years. But with an estimated 22,000 docks, officials believe it's only a matter of time before it happens again.

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