CBF Issues a Statement on a Boat Accident Involving CBF's Education Program

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) President William C. Baker issued this statement concerning an accident involving a CBF boat with Kent School fourth-grade students, parents, and a teacher on board.

"At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon a Chesapeake Bay Foundation boat apparently struck a submerged object west of Bloodsworth Island. There were 23 students, parents, teachers, and staff on board.

"All were rescued. Five individuals were taken to nearby hospitals, mostly with bumps and bruises. The others were taken to the Easton hospital to be checked for any possible injuries. All involved have been discharged.

"CBF is conducting an investigation of the incident, and is cooperating with the Coast Guard in its investigation."

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