Man, driving recklessly, crashes through fence and into boat, police say

Jan. 14, 2014

An 18-year-old man, driving a vehicle without the owner's permission, backed it up, did a "Fast and Furious" maneuver, crashed through a fence and into a boat Jan. 9.

According to the South Milwaukee police report:

The 18-year-old South Milwaukee man "was backing up the hill from the foot of Marshall Avenue and did a 'Fast and Furious' maneuver, losing control and left the roadway" shortly after 4 a.m. Jan. 9.

The man, driving his mother's SUV without her permission, went through the South Milwaukee Yacht Club fence and down an embankment and into a boat owned by an Oak Creek woman.

He was cited for reckless driving and operating without a license. Damage to the boat was estimated at $4,500. Damage to the fence was estimated at $5,000.

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