Name released of man thrown from boat, killed
Waupaca County authorities identify Illinois man who died in accident
WAUPACA, Wis. — Authorities in Waupaca County have identified a 41-year-old Illinois man killed when a boat being pulled by a truck flipped over.
The sheriff’s department identified the man Monday as James Wall of Orland Park.
Wall and a 13-year-old boy were riding in the boat on Saturday afternoon when it flipped over. Authorities said Wall sustained massive head injuries and died at the scene.
The 13-year-old boy was also ejected from the boat but did not sustain any injuries.
The driver of the truck was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.