Madison Boy Dies In Boat Accident

Kaden Eckrich, 12, of Madison, died in a boating accident on Otter Lake last week.

The son of Francis and Heather Eckrich would have been in the seventh grade in September. He enjoyed baseball, basketball and soccer and making people laugh through his joking around, with his older brother, Dawson, a favorite target.

Eckrich was being pulled on a tube behind the boat driven by his dad when they suddenly came upon an anchored boat in the lake. State police said Eckrich flew off the tube and hit the anchored boat.

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