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Fatal accident in Lake of Galilee

The fatal accident that happened few years ago in the lake, came to a resolution in the District Court, recently.
Orit Ofek took part in a speed boat cruise that was organized by local boat company. During the cruise, Orit's boat received a strong hit from a wave of another boat. Orit fell into the water, was hit by the propeller and drowned. The owners and the operator has been partly acquitted in the first court instance. Now the district court accused them for causing death by negligence. The penalty might be 3 years imprisonment. It was suggested that the boat owners and operators are considering appeal to the Supreme Court.


19/12/2000

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