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Spear fisherman dies in speedboat accident

TAGS: Sailing

The operator of a speedboat involved in a fatal collision with 44-year-old spear fisherman off the coast of Salamina on Sunday has been arrested and is expected to appear before prosecutors.

According to the coast guard, the diver was stuck by a speedboat operated by a 61-year-old. The diver was removed to a local health centre, where he was pronounced dead.

The local port authority is conducting a preliminary investigation. 

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