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Coroner: Bart's Death Was Accidental


1:30pm 21st May 2014
(Updated 4:44pm 21st May 2014)

A verdict of accidental death's been recorded at Bournemouth Coroners court on Dorset based Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson.

'Bart' as he was known by many, died in San Francisco Bay last May while training for the America's Cup.

Assistant Coroner for Dorset, Richard Middleton said  the medical cause of Mr Simpson death should be recorded as 'blunt trauma with drowning'

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