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COLLISION OF BOATS OFF OLCOTT PROBED

A collision of two vessels 75 yards north of the Olcott pier Sunday night is under investigation by the Sheriff's Department Marine Patrol.

Capt. Bruce R. Wright reported Monday that a boat operated by Randall E. Horanburg, 43, of Maple Avenue, Newfane, struck a 16-foot fishing vessel operated by Peter N. Reukauf, 38, of Hillcrest Drive, Orchard Park.

The collision at 11:13 p.m. submerged the fishing boat, which was towed to the Newfane marina by Horanburg and his three passengers. The Horanburg vessel sustained minor damage, and no injuries were reported. The Olcott Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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