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BREAKING NEWS: Last victim recovered in Bighorn Lake boating accident

 

August 18, 2018

COURTESY/NPS

Crews work to recover the body of Christian Scoville, the last victim of a boating accident that occurred last weekend on Bighorn Lake on the Montana side of the dam.

LAST VICTIM RECOVERED

Fort Smith, MT – The body of Christian Scoville, age 35, from Billings, MT, has been recovered. All accident victims have been accounted for and recovery efforts have been completed.

Late Friday, August 17, Potable Divers, using the underwater remote operated vehicle (ROV), located Mr. Scoville. The body of Mr. Scoville was turned over to the Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis.

With the ceasing of recovery efforts, the lake closure has been lifted.

On Saturday night, August 11, 2018, Big Horn County Montana Sherriff department received a 911 call from an off...



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