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Contact: Sr. Cpl. Carl Winckoski, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement, 302-739-9913, or 302-542-2115 

Dagsboro man dies after jet ski runs aground in Indian River Inlet

LEWES (June 6, 2014) – Delaware Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement is investigating an accident in the Indian River Inlet in which a 55-year-old Dagsboro man died Friday after trying to free his jet ski which had run aground on a sandbar.

Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents responded to a report around noon that a personal watercraft operated by Randolph White had been grounded on a sandbar in the inlet. He was later transported by Bethany Beach Fire Department rescue jet ski to shore, and then by ambulance to Beebe Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1 p.m.

Vol. 44, No. 195

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