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Identities of Hannibal pontoon boat accident victims revealed

Identities of Hannibal pontoon boat accident victims revealed

1 week, 5 days ago by Scott Hardy

IDNR identifies them as Barbara Young, 42, and Kimberly Jameson, 49 of Hannibal

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has revealed the names of the two women who died from a boat crash this weekend on the Mississippi River near Hannibal.

DNR spokesman Tim Schweizer confirmed Monday that the two women were 42-year old Barbara Ann Young, and 49-year old Kimberly Jameson, both of Hannibal. Jameson died at the scene on Saturday, while Young's body was recovered Sunday morning. The pair were on a pontoon boat carrying seven people Saturday night, when it collided with a barge. The DNR said that the pontoon boat had engine troubles before drifting into the barges that were tied off.

The DNR says its' investigation is ongoing.

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