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WATCH LIVE: Opening statements begin in Oshkosh boat crash trial

Jason Lindemann 8-22-23
Posted at 11:02 AM, Jun 10, 2024

Opening statements began Monday morning in Winnebago County Court in the trial of Jason Lindemann.

He's accused of crashing his power boat into a large paddle boat on the Fox River in July 2022 and then leaving the scene.

Lindemann has been charged with more than a dozen counts, including failing to render aid and felony endangering safety.

Watch live stream of openings below:
(Viewer discretion advised: Trial may contain strong language)

The trial began Monday morning with jury selection, which lasted around two hours.

Lindemann has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges against him.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is prosecuting the case and says his boat was found abandoned at a nearby marina the next day.

The trial is expected to last two weeks.