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How far can you really see boating at night on Lake Lanier?

8:29 AM, Jun 22, 2012   |    comments
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One child was killed and another is missing after a boating accident on Lake Lanier Monday night.

BUFORD, Ga. -- Monday night's deadly crash on Lake Lanier has a lot of boaters talking about boating at night. Although it can be more dangerous, it is allowed by law.

A 9-year-old boy was killed and his 13-year-old brother remains missing after a speeding center console boat hit their family's pontoon boat at about 10:30 p.m. Monday night. Authorities said the pontoon boat's lights were on.

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11Alive's Duffie Dixon went out on Lake Lanier Wednesday night with a pontoon and a center console boat to test how far boaters can really see after dark.

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