Woman On Sailboat Dies After Reported Collision With Powerboat

(Jamestown, RI)--One person is dead after a pair of boats collided in Narragansett Bay near the Newport Pell Bridge on Sunday.The Coast Guard says a sailing vessel and a power boat ran into each other at around 2:45 p.m.A woman who was involved in a sailing regatta was reportedly knocked into the water and was unconscious when she was pulled out by the Newport harbormaster on the Jamestown side of the bridge.It has been determined at this point that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.


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