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Powerboat Driver Dies after Weymouth Bay Crash

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8:28am 17th September 2012
(Updated 9:08am 17th September 2012)

One of the men injured in a Powerboat accident on Weymouth Bay yesterday (Sunday 16th September 2012) has died.

Driver Mike Lovell and Navigator Dan Whapples both sustained serious injuries when their boat crashed at high speed in the Superstock event in Weymouth Bay.

Mr Lovell succumbed to his injuries overnight Mr Whapples is in a serious but stable condition in Hospital.

A statement from P1 Superstock says "thoughts are with the whole powerboat community and particularly with Mike and Dan's family and friends."

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