Law firm represents family in fatal Lake Erie boating accident

Paige Widmer is one of four boaters whose bodies were found in Lake Erie.

TOLEDO -- Toledo law firm Williams DeClark Tuschman announced Wednesday they're representing the family of Paige Widmer, one of the victims in a fatal boating accident on Lake Erie in April.

Widmer, a 16 year old from South Carolina, was one of four victims in the accident. The other victims were 33-year-old Amy Santus, 32-year-old Bryan Huff and 34-year-old Andrew Rose.

All four left Turtle Point Marina on April 17 for a fishing trip on Rattlesnake Island, near Put-In-Bay. a boating trip in April.

When family and friends lost contact with the group, a search was launched. The bodies of Widmer and Santus were found April 17.

Huff's body was discovered May 6 and the body of Rose was recovered two days later.

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The law firm said in a press release that it is undertaking a full investigation to determine how the tragedy happened. The firm says it's working with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with outside experts to "make sure nothing is left uncovered."