Boat launching fail plunges RV into New York state canal

Sept. 25 (UPI) — An attempt to launch a boat into a New York state canal ended in disaster when the RV pulling the trailer ended up in the water.

Kurt Wannenwetsch posted a series of photos to Facebook showing the RV submerged up to its windshield after ending up in the Erie Canal at the Monroe/Orleans County Line Road Boat Launch.

Witnesses said the driver was attempting to launch a boat from the ramp when the RV rolled into the canal.

The Brockport Fire Department and Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and determined there were no injuries.


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