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Canandaigua man charged after fatal jet-ski crash

WHECTV
Updated: June 30, 2020 05:23 AM
Created: June 29, 2020 09:23 PM

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Canandaigua man is facing charges in connection with a jet-ski crash that led to a good Samaritan's death.

Our news partner, The Messenger Post, is reporting that 36-year-old Raymond Foster was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. 

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He was with an 8-year-old boy who had fallen into the water on May 16

Neither Foster nor the boy were wearing life jackets.

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says 40-year-old Christopher Barber jumped in to help the child, but had a medical event in the water and began drowning. 

He was pulled out but died at Thompson Hospital.


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