1 victim of Alabama boating accident is from Madison

Robert Delaney

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala.- The U.S. Coast Guard has identified two victims of a boasting disaster that happened last weekend in Alabama’s Mobile Bay; one of the victims is from Madison, Mississippi.

Authorities said Robert Delaney was one of the victims in the boating accident. The 72-year-old is from the Magnolia state according to the Coast Guard. Delaney along with 27-year-old Kris Beall bodies were found. Beall is from Pineville, Louisiana.

A heavy storm ripped through the bay Saturday, turning an annual sailboat race into a disaster. Authorities also looking for an additional four missing boaters, but their efforts have been hampered by bad weather.

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