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NJ Couple Goes Jet Skiing in Barbados, Never Returns

Oscar Suarez and Magdalena Devil have been missing since Monday

(Newser) - A New Jersey couple went jet skiing during their Barbados vacation—and they haven't been seen since. Oscar Suarez, 32, and Magdalena Devil, 25, arrived on the Caribbean island Saturday for a weeklong stay; they rented the watercraft on Monday but never returned it, NBC News reports. The local... More »

US Students Killed Just Before Planned Return From Denmark

They died when a jet ski crashed into their boat: police

(Newser) - Two American college students have died in a tragic boating accident while studying abroad in Denmark. Linsey Malia, 21, of Easton, Mass., and Leah Bell of Covington, La., were killed Saturday when a jet ski crashed into a boat carrying them in Copenhagen Harbor, reports Mass Live . Six others, including... More »

Cruise Ship Just Misses Jet Skiers

Young women rescued right before Carnival Magic barreled into them off Florida coast

(Newser) - "There's people on a Jet Ski … right in front of the boat, and now we're going to hit the Jet Ski." That's an observer's play-by-play in a YouTube video now making the rounds after a very close call in Florida waters over the... More »

Usher's Stepson Dies After Accident

11-year-old taken off life support after jet ski tragedy

(Newser) - Usher's 11-year-old stepson died this morning after being taken off life support, reports TMZ . Kyle Glover had been deemed brain dead since being hit by a jet ski on July 8 in Georgia. A family friend apparently lost control of the device, which struck Kyle, who was in an... More »

Family Friend Ran Over Usher Stepson

Police investigating jet ski accident involving Kyle Glover

(Newser) - It was a family friend who allegedly ran over Usher's stepson Kyle Glover with a jet ski, leaving him brain dead, authorities say. Jeffrey S. Hubbard is now under investigation for the Friday incident in Georgia, an official tells the New York Daily News , noting that alcohol was not... More »

Usher Stepson Brain Dead After Jet Ski Accident

Kyle Glover was hit by watercraft on Atlanta lake

(Newser) - The 11-year-old stepson of megastar singer Usher has been declared brain dead after a jet-ski accident on Atlanta's Lake Lanier, TMZ reports. Kyle Glover, the son of Usher's estranged wife Tameka Foster, was hit in the head by the watercraft while floating in an inner tube. A 15-year-old... More »

Ex-Astronaut Killed When Son Crashes Into His Jet Ski

NASA mourns Capt. Alan Poindexter

(Newser) - NASA is mourning former astronaut Alan Poindexter, who died in a jet ski accident in Florida over the weekend. Poindexter, 50, was on a jet ski with his 22-year-old son when his older son, 26, crashed into them on another jet ski, sending both men into the water, reports the... More »

Sean Kingston Passenger: I Begged Him to Slow Down

But Cassandra Sanchez won't press charges

(Newser) - The passenger on Sean Kingston’s jet ski says the singer was going “really fast” before slamming into a bridge over the weekend, “blasting past” another friend who was also jet skiing. Even so, TMZ reports, she will not press charges. As they approached the bridge, Cassandra Sanchez... More »

Sean Kingston Badly Hurt in Jet Ski Crash

Beautiful Girls rapper has been stabilized after accident

(Newser) - Beautiful Girls rapper Sean Kingston has been stabilized after crashing a jet ski into a Miami bridge last night. Kingston, 21, and a female passenger were rushed to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital after the accident, reports AP . The two were reportedly thrown off the jet... More »

Surfer's Death Reignites Debate Over Jet Skis

Wildlife officials limit them, but surfers want them for rescues

(Newser) - Mavericks is a legendary surfers' paradise off the California coast, where ridiculously big waves draw the sport's best and bravest. It also happens to be part of a designated wildlife sanctuary, thus setting up this dilemma: Sanctuary officials limit the use of jet skis to protect the fragile ecosystem, but... More »

Wife Denies Role in Hubby's Jet Ski Death in Mexico

Tiffany Hartley insists pirates killed her husband ... but some have doubts

(Newser) - Last week's death on a Texas-Mexico border lake is turning out to be a case of she said, he said, no one said: Tiffany Hartley insists her story—that husband David was shot and killed by Mexican pirates while the pair Jet Skied last Thursday—is true. Except there's still... More »

Broken-Hearted Brit Posts His Life on eBay

House, car, friends, job will all go to the highest bidder

(Newser) - Good news for anyone who's ever wanted to be someone else: You can be Ian Usher of Perth, Australia. The native Brit went through a nasty divorce and has decided to put his whole life on the eBay auction block: house, friends, motorcycle, car, even his job. The total cost?... More »

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