Vestas 11th Hour Racing involved in fatal collision, racing crew unharmed

VESTAS 11TH HOUR RACING was involved in a collision Friday near Hong Kong that resulted in a non-racing crew fatal casualty during the Volvo Ocean Race. An investigation into the collision is ongoing. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/MARTIN KERUZORE
VESTAS 11TH HOUR RACING was involved in a collision Friday near Hong Kong that resulted in a non-racing crew fatal casualty during the Volvo Ocean Race. An investigation into the collision is ongoing. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/MARTIN KERUZORE
PROVIDENCE -  On Friday, the Vestas 11th Hour Racing team in the Volvo Ocean Race collided with a non-racing boat 30 miles from the leg 4 finish line in Hong Kong, causing a fatal casualty on the non-racing vessel’s crew, according to Phil Lawrence, race director of the Volvo Ocean Race. Crew members of Vestas 11th Hour…

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