Boating accident in Venice

Boating accident in Venice - At least three people, including two Britons, have died after a boating accident in the Italian city of Venice. According to reports the speedboat hit an artificial dam on Tuesday night during a boat race from Monte Carlo. The collision took place near the finish line at the Lido di Venezia, propelling the boat over the dam and back into the water on the other side. Among the dead are Fabio Buzzi, 76, an champion speedboat racer who was attempting to set a race record.

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