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COAST GUARD VESSEL COLLIDES WITH SMALL RECREATIONAL VESSEL KILLING AN 8-YEAR-OLD CHILD IN SAN DIEGO BAY

A 33-foot-long Coast Guard vessel crashed into a 24-foot recreational vessel killing an 8-year-old child and seriously injuring five others. The accident happened in San Diego Bay during the annual Parade of Lights. Weather conditions were fair and clear, and the cause of the accident is under investigation. The Coast Guard vessel was reportedly responding to a grounded vessel.