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Paynesville boat death

Paynesville boat death

Man dies after Paynesville boat collision

From Victoria Police

A man has died in hospital following a boat collision in Paynesville on Tuesday.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses to the incident which occurred when two boats collided off the jetty about 11.20am.

A 61-year-old Paynesville man was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital with life-threatening injuries, however he sadly died.

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Two other men, aged 71-years-old from Newlands Arm and 68-years-old from Paynesville were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway and police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or can provide any information to investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at

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