Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Sailor Dies In Accident

A 75-year-old man fatally injured during a sailing accident at a Lincolnshire reservoir. Inquiries are continuing into the death of William Smith from Grimsby in a race at Covenham Reservoir.Police said he was hit by the boom on his boat and fell into the reservoir near Louth. He died later in hospital. He was pulled from the water unconscious but efforts to resuscitate him failed, police said. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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