CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. — A Delaware man has died after a boating accident in Chesapeake City.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say 27-year-old Robert Vernon Baron, of Bear, Del., died after falling into the water after jumping from a docking boat onto a pier.
The accident occurred around 8:25 p.m. Friday at the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
Two other people could not find Baron after jumping into the water after him. His body was recovered by divers around 10:15 p.m. and taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore.
Officials say this is the tenth boating fatality of the year in Maryland.