News: Jet ski operator fatally hits sandbar in Pinellas Co. 


PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – A 60-year-old man was thrown from his Sea-Doo personal watercraft and died after he crashed into a sandbar Saturday. 

This jet ski collision happened near Caladesi Island near the Dunedin Causeway, according to ABC Action News. First responders took the man — Gary Nolan — to a hospital for treatment of face lacerations, where he was later declared deceased. 

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation and confirmed that impairment did not play a role in this crash. 

More details will be posted as our newsroom comes to learn more. 

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