LO man killed in collision on San Francisco Bay
A collision between a pleasure boat and a ferry in San Francisco Bay Saturday afternoon has claimed the life of new Lake Oswego resident.
Harry Holzhauer, 68, who worked in worked in litigation at Integra Realty Resources in Southwest Portland, died after the 22-foot boat he was riding in collided with a ferry operated by Golden Gate Ferry service. The accident occurred in the Raccoon Straits area of the bay between Tiburon and Angel Island. After the collision, both Holzhauer and the boat operator were transported to a Bay Area hospital where Holzhauer died a short time later. The friend driving the boat survived.
The ferry continued to its destination of Pier 1 Embarcadero in San Francisco.
Holzhauer and his family moved to Lake Oswego last summer. He was in San Francisco to teach a class. His wife, two sons and six grandchildren survive him.
Holzhauer spent more than 30 years as a commercial and residential real estate appraiser.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the U.S. Coast Guard.Add a comment