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Calaveras Sheriff’s Department Investigating Boating Death

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New Melones, CA — An Arnold man is dead following a boating accident at New Melones Lake.

The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department says a passerby discovered a small aluminum boat beached on the East side of the Angels Creek inlet Sunday.

Reports indicate 57-year-old Richard Soloman was found in the water next to the boat.

Deputies say the boat had run into the embankment at a high speed and Soloman was ejected from the boat. The investigation is ongoing.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh