Four Hospitalized in Clear Lake Boating Accident



Four people were hospitalized and six others were injured after an early morning boating accident on Clear Lake. Authorities were called to the northern Iowa lake shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a 2000 Cobalt boat operated by 28-year-old Andrew Nicholas struck a public dock. Authorities say two 23-year-old victims, Nicholas and Taylor Olson, were taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment. Two others, 22-year-old Erinn Heine and 23-year-old Michael Holmes, were driven to the hospital in private vehicles. Heine, Holmes and Taylor Olson were treated and released. Information about Nicholas Holmes wasn't available.