Recently, the Chicago Fire Department gave an update on the Lake Michigan boat accident in which a woman was killed. The Chicago Police confirmed that the woman who died in the Lake Michigan boat accident has been identified. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased. Since people heard that a boat capsized overnight near the playpen area of Lake Michigan, they are seeking the details of the woman who died in the mishap. The authorities reported that they answered a call about a boat in distress at around 3 am. More details about the Lake Michigan boat accident and the identity of the deceased, have been given in the below-placed sections. Keep reading this article and learn the circumstances surrounding the boat accident that happened near the playpen area of Lake Michigan. Swipe down the page.
Lake Michigan Boat Accident
Talking about the circumstances surrounding the boat accident, the Chicago Police’s report says that seven adults ages between 20 and 40, were on the boat when it was in distress at 800 N. Lake Shore Drive. Unfortunately, the boat carrying seven people struck a broken wall and capsized while returning to the shore. The Chicago Fire Department quickly responded to the emergency situation and conducted a rescue operation with the help of the Chicago Police Department Marine Unit. Continue reading the article and learn more details.
The body of a woman, four women aged 21, 22, 27, and 31, and two men aged 38 and 40 were recovered from the water by the rescue team. They were transported to the nearby hospital. The woman who died in the Lake Michigan boat accident was identified as Briana Joy Burden. The deceased was 20 years of age. She was a resident of Chicago, said Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. While addressing the incident, the authorities said a huge increase in wind and wave activity on Friday morning complicated the rescue and recovery operation.
Jason Lach who is deputy district chief in charge of Marine Dive Operations for the Chicago Fire Department said, “We went from a one knot to a three knot wind, with gusts over 30 miles an hour. We went from wave heights of six inches to a foot, and up to three to four inches off the National Weather buoy a the same time this was going on.” Brianna’s aunt said, “She was like a daughter to me, this is such a tragedy losing a beautiful, loving woman. So I’m reaching out because Any help will help the family big or small it will be greatly appreciated. She deserves a beautiful service”