Disney Boating Accident Stillwater Newspress AP Report
This is an AP News Report as Published in the 19 December Stillwater OK Newspress
Eyewitnesses described the victims as stunt men or extras for the movie "Gone Fishin", which stars Joe Pesci and Danny Glover.
The number of people injured and the extent of their injuries was not immediately available, Collier County Sheriff's Sgt. Jimmy Snell.(sic)
Details were sketchy, but officials said the boat was due to go up a ramp and fly through the air and land in a group of boats. Instead, it came off the ramp to one side and flipped upside-down.
"Something went wrong and the boat landed in a crowd of people," Snell said.
The movie, which also stars Rosanna Arquette,,, Lynn Whitfield, and Nick Brimble, is a comedy about what can go wrong when two New Jersey guys (Pesci and Glover) win a dream fishing trip to Florida.
It was being filmed in the Big Cyprus Swamp, on the southwest tip of the state in the Everglades.
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