Body found after boat accident near Wildwood Boat Ramp

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Investigators have found the body of one of the missing boaters.

The body was found Saturday morning.

No word on the identity as of yet. They body is on it’s way to the Coroner for identification and autopsy.


COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office dive team has called of the search for 2 boaters for tonight.  According to Major Steve Morris, the search will begin again tomorrow morning at sunrise.  Columbia County Government has just released the boat ramps at Wildwood Park will be closed until further notice.

Continue to follow NewsChannel 6 for the latest on this developing story.


COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WJBF) – Columbia County and GA DNR are on the scene of a 2 boat collision at Clarks Hills Lake.

According to witnesses on the scene, two boats were travelling at a high rate of speed near the Wildwood park when they collided.

The drivers of either boat have not been recovered at this time, there is no word on if there were more occupants on either of the boats.

The Columbia County dive team is en-reoute to the scene.

Stay with NewsChannel 6 as we continue to update you on this story.

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