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Vessel operators involved in an accident must provide their name, address and vessel registration number to other involved parties, provide assistance to any injured persons and, in case of a death or disappearance, report the accident without delay to law enforcement officials.

Any person involved in a boating accident resulting in injury,death or disappearance who is convicted of leaving the scene without furnishing appropriate information to others involved and/or rendering reasonable assistance to any injured person is liable for a fine of up to $10,000 and/or imprisonment for up to four years.