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Man Dies, Woman Hurt After Their Jet Ski Crashes Into Boat, Ejecting Both: NYPD

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  • A 30-year-old man died after the Jet Ski he was on collided with a docked boat in the waters off the coast of the Bronx, police say
  • A 26-year-old woman also on the watercraft was injured, but she is expected to survive
  • The Jet Ski hit the boat near Evers Marina and Seaplane Base, throwing both riders off; nobody on the boat was injured

A man is dead and a woman is hurt after the watercraft they were riding in the Bronx collided with a docked boat, throwing the pair off their Jet Ski, police say.

The collision happened in the waters near Evers Marina and Seaplane Base just before 9 Tuesday night when the Jet Ski struck the docked boat, according to the NYPD.

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A 30-year-old man and 26-year-old woman on the Jet Ski were flown into the air and rushed to an area hospital to be treated. The man, who had a head injury, ended up dying, but the woman, who had a leg injury, remains there in stable condition, police said.

Nobody on the boat at the time was injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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