boating accidentTwo people were killed and five others were injured when two boats collided on the California side of the  Colorado River last Friday. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the operators of both boats were killed on impact during the 6:17 p.m. collision about one half mile north of the Needles Bridge.

An agency news release indicated five peple were transported to area hospitals for treatments of various injuries. The names of the two men who were killed were initially withheld.

The crash remains under investigation.