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Boy dies in propellor tragedy

A teenage boy has died after he fell from a boat and was apparently hit by its propellor. The 14-year-old from Surrey died after the accident off The Needles landmark on the Isle of Wight yesterday.

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Dorset to Isle of Wight trip ends in tragedy

  • The privately-owned boat was travelling from Dorset to the Isle of Wight
  • It had four people from Surrey on board when the incident happened
  • They were the 14-year-old boy, who later died, and his father, a man aged in his 50s, who was the driver and owner of the boat
  • Two other boys, both aged 14, were school friends of the family and one of those was seriously injured

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