24-year-old man killed, 2 injured in Intracoastal Waterway boat crash in Fort Lauderdale



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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — A 24-year-old Hollywood man has died and two other people are injured after a boat crashed into a concrete dock along the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale.

The South Florida Sun Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1FWkdN2) reports Dalton Joseph Shirley was ejected from the open motorboat and thrown into the water when the vessel struck the dock about 8 p.m. Saturday. Two others aboard the vessel were injured in the collision and taken to Broward Health Medical Center. A fourth person aboard, a man, was not injured.

The boat was traveling side-by-side with another vessel and heading south on the waterway when it hit the dock. Officials say the boat was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Shirley was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash.


Information from: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/

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