Man Dies While Sailing in Narragansett Bay

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.

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