Empty Boat Crashes Full-Speed into Daytona Beach

Empty Boat Crash Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A 20-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly stole a 36-foot boat that later crashed ashore in Daytona Beach with no one aboard, Volusia County Beach Safety officials said.

Officials said Jonathan Race stole the boat from a marina in Daytona Beach Saturday morning.

Coast Guard officials began searching after the boat ran ashore near the Silver Beach entrance of the beach at about 10:30 a.m., beach safety officials said.

The boat was traveling full speed when it came ashore, investigators said. Beach safety officers had to board the boat and turn off the engine. Full Story »