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Sheriff: Two dead after fatal boat crash on Colorado River

The crash happened near the mouth of the Colorado River, north of Lake Havasu, around 7 p.m. Friday night, the Mohave County Sheriff's Office said.
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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Two people are dead after two boats crashed near the mouth of the Colorado River, north of Lake Havasu, on Friday night. 

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says one other person suffered serious injuries and was transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

A fourth person, a Good Samaritan who assisted with CPR, was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

When deputies arrived, they learned the two men were accounted for in the water after the crash. The men were located by divers from the Lake Havasu City Police Department and pulled from the water with severe injuries. The men were pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this incident.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this incident and further details regarding the crash are not currently available.

This is a developing story. We will update with new information as it becomes available.