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Motor home just wouldnt stop, sinks in Lake Lanier
Customized vehicle pulled from lake after sliding down boat ramp
Charles “Randy” Smith of Marietta watches as his recreational vehicle is pulled from the water at the Duckett Mill boat ramp Friday morning. The bus converted into a camper malfunctioned while putting a boat in the water and slid into the water, with Smith escaping through the window.
Gray leather couches were scattered around the interior of a customized motor home as water poured out every nook and cranny. The white, green and blue shuttle bus, the interior of which had been renovated into a $35,000 custom recreational vehicle, was recovered Friday by divers after the owner, Charles “Randy” Smith of Marietta, lost it while backing a boat into Lake Lanier. The motor home, Smith said, “wouldn’t stop” at the Duckett Mill boat ramp off Dawsonville Highway in northwest Hall County.