Tragic Boating Incident Claims Life of Boy Scout at New Hampshire Lake Camp

by Madison Thomas
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Authorities have reported the unfortunate demise of a Boy Scout in a boating accident that occurred at a lake in New Hampshire during a camp outing.

Emergency services received an urgent 911 distress call on Friday afternoon about a boating mishap at Manning Lake in Gilmanton. The call reported a young child had sustained injuries during the incident. The New Hampshire Department of Safety later confirmed that the young boy, a member of the Boy Scout camp group, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the incident site. Further details regarding the accident remain undisclosed.

A representative from the Scouts, speaking to WMUR-TV, confirmed the boy hailed from Lexington, Massachusetts.

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The Daniel Webster Council of the Boy Scouts of America in New Hampshire released a statement expressing profound sorrow over the tragic event: “We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of a Scout … following a tragic accident on Manning Lake in Gilmanton. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Scout’s family. We ask everyone to please remember this young man and his loved ones in their thoughts and prayers during this challenging time.”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Boy Scout Boating Accident

What happened in the boating accident at the New Hampshire camp?

A young Boy Scout tragically died in a boating accident at a camp on Manning Lake in Gilmanton, New Hampshire.

What were the circumstances surrounding the incident?

First responders received a 911 call reporting the boating accident, but no further details regarding the specific circumstances have been released.

Where was the boy from?

The boy involved in the accident was from Lexington, Massachusetts, according to a representative from the Boy Scouts.

Has the Boy Scouts of America addressed the incident?

Yes, the Boy Scouts of America Daniel Webster Council in New Hampshire expressed their deep condolences to the Scout’s family and requested everyone to keep them in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Are there any other notable news items related to this incident?

No, there are no other notable news items mentioned in relation to this specific incident.

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AdventureSeeker July 9, 2023 - 7:15 pm

Accidents like these are heartbreaking. Safety should always be the top priority, especially in outdoor activities. My deepest condolences to the scout’s family.

OutdoorsyGal July 10, 2023 - 2:29 am

Such a tragedy! Can’t imagine what the family and fellow scouts must be going through. Sending love and support during this difficult time.

ScoutingMom July 10, 2023 - 7:38 am

Manning Lake was supposed to be a place of fun and adventure. It’s devastating to hear about such a tragic incident. Let’s hope for better safety measures in the future.


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