Pasadena Woman Killed During Boating Accident Remembered as Beloved Mother, Wife

The woman who was recently killed during a local boating accident is being remembered as a beloved mother and wife. 

According to the Department of Natural Resources Police, Laura Leigh Slattery, 63, of Pasadena, died after her boat was struck by the hit and run operator of another boat while entering the Magothy River on the evening of July 3, 2022.  Officers are still searching for the individual responsible for causing the accident.  "The vessel's operator fled the area and was last seen entering Deep Creek, Cape St. Claire, after the accident," authorities said in a press release.

Inside an online obituary, Ms. Slattery's family said she loved the beach, family, her relationship with Jesus, and her friends. "She was very outgoing and kind," the obituary reads. "Laura was a vibrant spirit and liked to dance and travel."

"Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Stallings Funeral Home in Pasadena on Sunday, July 10 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A service will be held at Granite Baptist Church, 7823 Oakwood Rd, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 on Monday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m."

The Maryland Natural Resources Police asks if anyone has information on the boat or the subjects operating it to please call 410-260-8888.