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2 Dead, 5 Missing as Freak Squall Hits Regatta

Sailing event turns deadly in Alabama

(Newser) - Two people are dead and Coast Guard crews are continuing their search this morning for at least five people missing in the water after a sudden and powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Ala. The storm rolled through the area about 4pm yesterday and... More »

Last College Sailor Found Dead

6 Texas A&M crew members capsize on way to regatta

(Newser) - The last of six sailors missing from a Texas A&M University racing crew was found dead yesterday. The other five were rescued earlier in the day. The crewmembers were washed overboard when their boat took on water. "The flooding was so fast that the thing flipped over,"... More »

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