Sailor Dies During Boston Yacht Club Race

Salem News: A Revere [Massachusetts] man died after falling overboard from a sailboat taking part in a Boston Yacht Club race Saturday afternoon [June 16].

Joseph Sampson of Revere lost his balance and fell from a sailboat just after 2:00 p.m., said Patrick Mulligan, an assistant harbormaster. Sampson went into cardiac arrest once he was in the water and died after being taken to Salem Hospital.

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