Teenage girl dies in jetski collision with boat

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A 17-year-old girl died yesterday when the jetski on which she a passenger with her uncle was in collision with a power-boat towing a water skier on a lake. Faye Grundy, who went to Queenford Lake at Berinsfield, Oxfordshire, as part of her sister's birthday celebrations, was thrown into the power boat's propeller by the collision. She suffered massive stomach injuries and lost a leg. Despite rescue attempts the teenager died on her way to hospital.

Her 36-year-old uncle who escaped with a minor head injury was later arrested by police in connection with the accident and released on bail pending further inquiries. A full police investigation was under way yesterday. Health and safety executives also launched an inquiry.

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