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UPDATE: Game Wardens identify Sanford man killed in boat crash in Orland

Published: Aug. 9, 2020 at 3:10 PM EDT
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ORLAND, Maine (WABI) - One person is dead after a tragic boat crash on Toddy Pond in Orland on Sunday afternoon.

Game Wardens say 26-year-old, Ryan Conary, of Sanford was killed after a jet ski collided with the boat he was on around 1 Sunday afternoon.

Conary was part of a family and friends gathering at the pond.

According to Game Wardens, Conary was sitting on the rear of the boat when a 17-year-old, who was part of their group, drove a jetski into the boat.

Maine Game Warden officials said Conary, among several others, were thrown off the boat.

They say Conary was not wearing a life jacket.

Dive teams were able to recover his body at around 2:30 Sunday afternoon.

A 13-year-old boy who was wearing a life-jacket was injured in the crash and transported to Maine Medical Center with leg, head, and possibly internal injuries.

There were 13 people aboard the 23-foot boat at the time of the collision.

The Maine Warden Service is still investigating the crash.

DEEMI Search and Rescue says there was a total of five injuries in this incident.

The investigation continues.

Earlier this afternoon fifteen OFD firefighters, Bucksport EMS and Peninsula Ambulance Corps responded to a tragic...

Posted by Orland Fire Department - Maine on Sunday, August 9, 2020

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