Local Politician Dies In Boating Accident
Joshua Griffin, 29, was ejected from the 23-foot Boston Whaler when it struck a marker shortly before midnight, said Katie Purcell, spokeswoman for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Griffin, who ran for Pasco County commissioner in 2012, was born in Pasco County. He played football for River Ridge High School and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tampa.
The driver of the boat has not been identified.