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Navigator in Weymouth Powerboat Tragedy Released from Hospital

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1:11pm 27th September 2012

The navigator of a powerboat that crashed in Weymouth Bay 2 weeks ago has left hospital.

Dan Whapples was seriously injured in the high speed P1 Superstock grand final event and was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital where he underwent emergency treatment.

His driver Mike Lovell sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died in hospital.

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