Funeral for bride-to-be killed in NY boat accident

PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — After going public with their doubts about the investigation, the parents of a bride-to-be killed in a New York boating accident are turning their attention to her funeral.

A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont is being held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.

Stewart died Friday night when the powerboat she was in crashed into a barge on the Hudson River. Her fiance was injured and his best man, Mark Lennon, was killed.

The pilot of the boat, Jojo John, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and police said they suspect he was intoxicated. But Stewart's and Lennon's parents suggested Thursday that poor lighting on the barge, not drunkenness, was responsible.

The Coast Guard has said the barge was properly lighted.

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