1 person dead after watercraft accident near Marine Stadium

VIRGINIA KEY, MIAMI, Fla. – A watercraft accident near Miami Marine Stadium has left 1 person dead, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officials who are conducting the investigation.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. Saturday when the unidentified victim was riding a personal watercraft near Miami Marine Stadium on Rickenbacker Causeway and lost control, colliding with a concrete structure, according to investigators.

Miami Fire Rescue transported the victim to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial where he died from his injuries.

(This is a developing story. Local 10 is working to obtain more detailed information.)

Assignment desk editor Wilson Louis contributed to this story.


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