Man dies in boating accident

MARSHALL CO. — Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger reported that Roger R. Martin, 61, of
Huntley, Ill. was fatally injured Sunday during a boating accident on
Lake Latonka, south of Plymouth. Martin was riding in a boat with other family members
when he fell overboard as the boat was making a sharp turn to pick up another family member who
had fallen off a large rubber tube that was being towed behind the boat. Martin was run over by the boat after falling into the water. He was pronounced dead at 5:15 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.s should be availa
The accident remains under investigation by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Officers
along with the Coroner’s office. Assisting at the scene were paramedics from the Plymouth Fire Department and officers from the Marshall County Police Department. Cleavenger said the accident was still under investigation and his office is waiting for toxicology results which are required in accidental cases, and preliminary results later this week.