Investigators: Venting issue may have caused deadly boat explosion at Manhasset Bay Marina in Manorhaven
Investigators say a ventilation problem may have led to the deadly boat explosion that killed a former mayor.
A 33-foot boat exploded just before 3 p.m. Wednesday as it was being refueled at Manhasset Bay Marina in the Manorhaven portion of Port Washington.
Investigators now say that improper venting of gas fumes may have been a primary factor in the explosion. Boats are typically equipped...