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Two boats collide on Illinois River in Morris

Published: Saturday, May 24, 2014 10:04 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014 9:44 a.m. CDT

MORRIS - Two boats collided about 1 mile west of Stratton Park Saturday according to Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District Chief Tracey Steffes.

Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District and Minooka Fire Protection District responded to the accident along with Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Two people were transported to Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers by ambulance. No update to their condition was available Saturday night.

Steffes said IDNR will be investigating the accident which involved one pontoon boat along with another water craft.

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