Jet Ski vs. Paddle Boat Update

New information about the fatal accident between a paddle boat and a jet ski yesterday.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Department says the accident claimed the life of 45-year-old Linda Halvorsen of Green Bay.

It happened shortly before 1pm yesterday on Little Lake in Forsyth Township.

Deputies say a jet ski that Halvorsen’s husband was using experienced mechanical problems.

He lost control of the jet ski and it hit the paddle boat Linda Halvorsen was in.

Halvorsen was taken to Marquette General with internal injuries and was later pronounced dead.

The couple’s two young children were with them at the time of the accident.

One had minor injuries and was treated and released.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

This marks the fourth fatal water-related incident in Marquette County within the past four weeks.

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