Personal watercrafts collide; 1 dead

Palm Bay man dies after accident

Published On: Sep 01 2013 06:27:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2013 07:16:27 AM EDT
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GRANT, Fla. -

Florida Fish and Wildlife officers are investigating after an accident involving two personal watercraft.

Wildlife officials said the accident happened around 11 a.m. on the Indian River in Grant  Sunday.

Officials said, for unknown reasons, two personal watercraft collided in the water.

Officials said one man was brought back to the shore while other boaters attempted to help him.

The man, who is not being named at this time, was taken to Palm Bay Hospital where he later died, officials said.

Officials said they are continuing to talk to all parties involved and there were no other injuries.

Officials are urging people to be careful on Florida waterways during the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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