Western New Jersey

Search continues for woman missing after boat accident on Delaware River

Vessel pilot charged with DUI after boat capsizes near Harmony Twp.

HARMONY TWP., N.J. - Crews continued their search Monday for a woman who went missing in the Delaware River over the weekend, according to officials.

The missing woman, identified by police as Lane Alden, 57, of Phillipsburg, N.J., was aboard a boat that capsized on the river in Harmony Twp., N.J., around 8:25 p.m. Saturday, police said.

The operator of the boat at the time of the accident, Donald Jessamine, along with another unidentified male passenger, were able to get to the shore safely after the boat capsized, officials said.

Jessamine, 61, of Phillipsburg, has been charged with operating the vessel while under the influence, according to police.


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