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FWC investigating deadly boating accident

News Release

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Media contact: Officer Jorge Pino, 561-723-1417

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers are investigating a boating accident that occurred Monday afternoon in Biscayne Bay. Two people died as a result of the accident.

Two racing boats were travelling at a high rate of speed when they collided with each other south of Cape Florida, according to FWC investigators.

Steven Posner (DOB 01/11/43) and Clive Warwick (DOB 02/13/50), both of Aventura, died from injuries sustained in the collision. Both men were passengers in the first vessel. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death for both victims.

The operator of the first vessel, Stuart Posner (DOB 09/21/46) of North Miami Beach, is currently hospitalized with serious injuries. The operator of the second vessel, Friedrich Eigelshoven (DOB 10/12/83) of Fort Lauderdale, was treated for minor injuries.

The FWC is leading the investigation.

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