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News : High-Speed Boat Crash Flips Boat Twice While Airborne, Injures 2
Posted by Randy on 2014/8/25 4:23:06 (337 reads) News by the same author

(KOMU) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Saturday afternoon a high-speed boat accident Saturday morning during the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat races left two racers with serious injuries.
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The report said the racers, 47-year-old Joel Begin of Valley Field, Quebec, and 44-year-old Michael Fiore of Bristol, Rhode Island, lost control of the 42-foot catamaran due to "wind interference."

Witness accounts aligned with the MSHP report which said the boat was travelling at high speeds when it went airborne and flipped end-over-end twice before crashing back into the water.

The report said Begin was airlifted to University Hospital with serious injuries and Fiore was taken to Lake Regional Hospital by ambulance.

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