San Diego, CA – One Person Killed, Several Injured in Boat Crash off Imperial Beach
San Diego, California (October 28, 2018) – A man was killed and several others were injured when a fishing boat collided with a yacht on Friday night in San Diego County. The collision transpired at approximately 7:50 pm on October 26th, about 9 miles off the coast of Imperial Beach. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash have been revealed.
San Diego officials have confirmed, a 332-foot yacht, Attessa IV, collided with a 65-foot Prowler. The man aboard the fishing boat was reportedly airlifted to UC San Diego Medical Center-Hillcrest. Sadly, on Saturday morning the injured victim succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital. The victim’s identity was not immediately released. Seventeen injured people aboard the yacht were taken to a local San Diego hospital for checkup and treatment. Authorities are still trying to determine the events leading up to the fatal boat collision.
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We extend our deepest condolences and most sincere sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. We wish the injured victims strength and peace of mind during this difficult time.
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