36-Year-Old Newport Beach Speedboat Driver Killed in Racing Accident in Alamitos Bay
LONG BEACH, CA (August 5, 2018) – A speedboat driver has died days after he was critically injured during a race at the Marine Stadium. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Gregory Paul Duff of Newport Beach.
As per reports, the incident took place at about 10:30 AM during the second day of the Sprint Nationals Boat Races in Alamitos Bay. The participants were approaching a turn at about 120 miles per hour when another driver hit Duff’s speedboat.
Duff was taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after suffering severe head trauma, a broken elbow, and a ruptured spleen. On August 15th, the victim’s sister said that Duff succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by medial professionals.
A GoFundMe page was created to assist Duff’s mother, Nola Duff, with ongoing expenses. Click on the link to donate and to support the campaign.
No additional information has been disclosed to the public at this time.
We at Sweet Law offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Gregory Paul Duff. Our thoughts and prayers are with his bereaved loved ones during this trying time. May he rest in peace.
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