Man dies after speed boat crash off Essex coast

Essex Police are appealing for information. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has died after a speed boat towing a water ski collided with a moored sailing boat off the Essex coast.

Police were called to the incident at Stone Sailing Club, in St Lawrence, on Friday (August 3) at around 9pm.

A man on the speed boat was injured and died at the scene.

The incident has been referred to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch.

Essex Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.