MARC SANTORA nytimes.com A young woman who was set to be married in two weeks was killed and her fiancé’s best man remained missing on Saturday after a boating accident on the Hudson River on Friday night, the authorities said.
The driver of the boat, Jojo K. John, 35, was accused of driving the vessel while intoxicated and was charged with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault.
Lindsey Stewart, 30, was with her fiancé, Brian Bond, 35, and four friends in a Stingray speedboat when it struck a construction barge just south of the Tappan Zee Bridge around 10:40 p.m., the authorities said.
Ms. Stewart and the best man, Mark Lennon, 30, were in the front of the boat at the time of the accident and were thrown into the river, the police said.
The police said they found the body of a woman matching the description of Ms. Stewart floating just offshore on Saturday. The Rockland County medical examiner was working to determine the cause of death, the police said.
Mr. Lennon remained missing as authorities suspended the search on Saturday evening.
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