Man Dies While Sailing in Narragansett Bay
June 23, 2012
EastBayRI.com: A 52-year-old Barrington man reportedly suffered a medical emergency during a Barrington Yacht Club boat race in Narragansett Bay Tuesday night [June 19]. He was later pronounced dead.
According to Gail Mastrati, spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Lorenzo Lucas suffered a medical emergency while on board the 27’ sailboat Shadow. Ms. Mastrati said the crew immediately began administering CPR to Mr. Lucas and a doctor on board one of the other competing vessels also came to his assistance.