Volunteer firefighter killed in Brunswick Co. boating accident


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Submitted: Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:01pm
Updated: Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:08pm
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A volunteer firefighter is dead and another man is in serious condition after a  boating accident in Brunswick County Saturday afternoon. 
 
The accident happened on the Intracoastal Waterway near Blue Point Marina Saturday around 4:30 p.m. Officers with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission say both Daniel Gralak and Dustin Greiner were seriously hurt when their boat hit a wooden pylon in the waterway.
 
According to the Northwest Volunteer Fire Department's Facebook page, Gralak, who was a firefighter there, died. 
 
 
Wildlife officers say they do not believe alcohol played any part in the accident. They say no charges have been filed at this time.

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