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California Couple Die in Lake Tahoe Boating Accident

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El Dorado, California Deputies say a husband and wife were killed after a boat collided with a dock pier in Lake Tahoe near Meeks Bay early Sunday morning.

Deputies say they responded to a boat colliding with a dock pier piling near Emerald Bay Road around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday.

Deputies say an initial investigation indicates that the boat, a 19’ 1997 Glastron was speeding when the collision happened. Deputies say the hull of the boat was split in half from the force of the impact.

Responding units from North Tahoe Fire and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office boat deputies found both victims dead at the scene. They have been identified as 44-year-old Tatiana Nikolskaya and her husband, 45-year-old Vadim Raizanov, both of San Ramon, California.  

Deputies say they’re investigating whether alcohol was involved and autopsies are scheduled for early this week.
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