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Two injured when boats collide

A hydroplane boat crash on upstate New York’s Onondaga Lake sent two boat drivers to Syracuse University Hospital. Both drivers were unconscious and one was pinned in his cockpit, but both regained consciousness before leaving the pit area in Onondaga Lake Park for the hospital.

One hydroplane racer was rounding the second turn of the mile-and-a-quarter course at about 100 to 130 mph when his boat ran into another’s racer’s boat that was dead in the water.

Click here for a report in The Post-Standard, including a slideshow of photos showing the accident unfold.