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2 Brothers Killed in Potomac River Boating Accident

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    2 Brothers Killed in Potomac River Boating Accident

    Two brothers were killed after their boat overturned on the Potomac River Sunday, police say.

    Maryland Natural Resources Police said the small boat overturned near the mouth of Mattawoman Creek in Charles County, Maryland. They received a call about 12:12 p.m.

    Authorities found the bodies of Fermin Alvarado, 45, and Matias Alvarado-Arrue, 31, a few hours later. They were not wearing life jackets.

    Both men lived in Woodbridge, Virginia. The two brothers had four young children between them. A 6-year-old son would sometimes come with them on boating trips, but didn't on Sunday.

    2 Brothers Killed in Boating Accident on the Potomac

    [DC] 2 Brothers Killed in Boating Accident on the Potomac

    Two brothers were killed in a boating accident on the Potomac River when the weather turned the waters dangerous. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    Their bodies have been taken to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore for autopsies.

    Police believe weather contributed to the accident.


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