Walter Keith Mitchell Death – Cause of Death – A Man killed in a boat crash on Lake Harding in Lee County has been identified by the Lee County coroner.
Coroner Bill Harris mentioned Walter Keith Mitchell, 58-year-old as the victim of the two-boat accident.
It happened that Mitchell was driving an aluminum Jon boat east on the lake near the bank and as he rounded he crashed against a large fiberglass bass boat. They collided almost head-on.
Both operators had their life vests on.
Walter suffered multiple blunt force impact injuries and was declared dead at the spot.
The operator of the glass boat was not injured, according to the coroner’s office.
Reports say alcohol was not the factor in the accident.