Elderly man dies in Bahamas jet ski accident

jet ski on a sunny beach

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NASSAU, Bahamas, Monday August 4, 2014, CMC – Police said a 55-year-old man died after he was involved in an accident while riding a jet ski over the last weekend.

The authorities Monday have not disclosed the name of the victim, but said he was one of two men on the jet ski when “they reportedly lost control” of the craft and thrown into the water.

“One of the males resurfaced and the other did not surface,” the police said, adding that he was later retrieved in an unconscious state”.

The police statement said the victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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