Authorities today continued the investigation into the Saturday night boat crash on Shoal Creek that killed a woman and her 5-year-old child.

Lauren Elizabeth Cowart, 37, and Blakely Elizabeth Cowart, 5, died in the wreck, officials said. Ross Wooten III, 33, of Muscle Shoals, was injured.

Sgt. Chad Pate, Northern District assistant commander for the Alabama Marine Police, said today he could not provide any details on the crash until the investigation is complete.

The crash, which occurred shortly before 11 p.m., involved a large cabin cruiser and another boat. or 256-740-5739. Twitter @TD_BDelinski


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