Body of man recovered after Lake Champlain boat collision

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Posted: Jun 16, 2016 12:59 PM

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The body of a missing boater has been recovered from Lake Champlain following a boat collision in Vermont.

Rescue crews found the body of 60-year-old Rodney Dion of Milton, Vermont, on Thursday morning, after two power boats collided Wednesday evening in Colchester.

One of the boats sank; the other sustained heavy damage. Officials say a total of six people were aboard the boats at the time. Local responders rescued five and brought them to shore. Police say one person was injured and taken to the hospital.

Rescue crews used sonar and divers in their search for Dion's body. A Coast Guard helicopter also was used.

The investigation into what caused the collision is ongoing.