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Harold Halverson of the town of Clifton took this photo of the badly damaged speedboat that smashed inot a rock face a few hundred yards north of Kinnickinnic State Park on the night of June 5.

Update: Investigation continues into boat crash that killed 1, injured 2

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An investigation may determine why, but what's known is that a speedboat driver on the St. Croix River somehow lost his bearings. Instead of continuing north, Patrick Puhalla, 46, of Bayport, Minn., got turned to the east.


His pleasure cruise on the river with two buddies ended when his boat slammed into a vertical rock face on the shoreline of Kinnickinnic State Park just before midnight last Wednesday, June 5.

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