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A yachtsman died after being hit on the head by a boom

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An unfortunate incident occurred today in the Solent Strait. A yachtsman travelling on a yacht near the town of Cowes died after being hit on the head by a boom.

People on the vessel, which was passing the same way, called for rescuers immediately after the incident. The Coast Guard quickly dispatched paramedics and rescuers by helicopter and boat, but the man was already dead by the time specialists arrived.

No further details are available at this time. An investigation is underway and the circumstances are still being investigated.

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