LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – NEWS10 is getting the chance to hear what dispatchers were saying after the fatal boating accident on Lake George.
“Units are responding to 41 Cramer Point Road. Cramer Point located off from 9n. Gonna be north of Flatrock Road, lakeside. Reporting now an 8-year-old male involved in the accident full arrest, CPR is not in progress, CPR is not in progress at this point.”
“Yeah copy all subjects are accounted for and on shore. All subjects are accounted for and on shore. CPR still in progress.”
That 8-year-old male turned out to be a girl, Charlotte McCue.
Warren County Sheriff Bud York said the boat driven by Alex West hit and killed her and seriously injured McCue’s mother.
NEWS10 asked him why charges have yet to be filed.
“We want to verify statements made by witnesses. We want to verify statements made by the suspect. If it were up to me as a father, as a grandfather, as a citizen, I want to charge everybody but that’s me but I also want to do it right,” said Sheriff Bud York.