Officials crack down on BWI in wake of deadly crash

The U.S. Coast Guard and marine police officers were out in full force this weekend looking for drunken boaters in the wake of a deadly

NORTHPORT - The U.S. Coast Guard and marine police officers were out in full force this weekend looking for drunken boaters in the wake of a deadly booze-fueled crash yesterday. Police say the driver a speedboat, Brian Andreski, was charged with BWI after he crashed into a larger fishing vessel under the Robert Moses Causeway. A passenger on that vessel, 39-year-old Christopher Mannino, fell overboard and was later found dead by divers. The Coast Guard says it is hoping to avoid more dangerous and deadly accident by being pro-active. Its vessels were out on the water today, randomly stopping boats to perform safety and sobriety checks. Officials say boating while intoxicated can be more dangerous than driving on the roads drunk because of all the different elements that are a part of being out at sea.Police: Body of missing boater found under Robert Moses Causeway

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