UPDATE: Speedboat accident off of Hull kills one man, injures another

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A speedboat flipped over and broke apart off the coast of Hull, killing one passenger and seriously injuring another.

58-year-old Micheal Spirito of Hingham was killed and his passener 63-year-old Robert Fox is in critical condition at Boston Medical Center after the two men were thrown out of Spirito’s “cigarette boat” after  the boat capsized when it hit a wave or a wake from another boat.

It happened near Boston Light around 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

The boat was believed to be traveling at about 50 knots when it capsized.

Spirito was pronounced dead at the scene, while Fox was flown to Boston.


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