Update: Man in custody after boating accident kills woman

WAUKESHA COUNTY — A 61-year-old woman is dead after police say a boating accident involving a drunk driver happened on Nagawicka Lake Friday evening, August 11th.

According to the City of Delafield police, members of the Lake Country Fire and Rescue responded to the boating accident shortly before 6:00 p.m.

Police say two boats were involved in the accident. A 61-year-old Hartland woman, identified as Jill Ladwig, was transported to Aurora Summit Hospital in critical condition. She later died as a result of her injuries.

A 53-year-old Hartland man was taken into custody for causing injury by intoxicated use of a boat.

The accident is being investigated by the City of Delafield Police Department and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Deputies from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department also assisted with the initial response.

The incident remains under investigation.

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