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Man Dies in Powerboat Crash

One man has died and another has suffered serious injuries after a powerboat crash in Weymouth.

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Two Airlifted to Hospital after Powerboat Race

Two men have been airlifted to hospital after a powerboat race in Weymouth.

Portland Coastguard says the accident happened during the final race of a national powerboat racing championship when a boat flipped over.

The Coastguard, The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and police are all in attendance.

Organisers of the P1 SuperStock UK Championship have cancelled the race. They say a powerboat driver and navigator suffered serious injuries in the accident and have been flown to Southampton General.

The Marine Accident Investigation branch is investigating.

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