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Boating collision off coast of Ocean City kills 1, injures 1

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and another was injured in a boating collision off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports a call about the crash 60 miles offshore came in Friday afternoon. The city’s fire department said in a Facebook post that one of the patients was pronounced dead by paramedics about 25 miles offshore and another person suffered a minor head injury.

The newspaper reports the crash took place during a fishing tournament.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Ocean City Fire Department Facebook page

 

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