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Northern Ireland man killed and son (3) seriously injured after jet-ski 'hit wall' in France

Three-year-old son in intensive care following accident

Published 12/08/2016

The incident happened at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near Nice. Pic: Google Earth
The incident happened at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near Nice. Pic: Google Earth

A man believed to have links to Northern Ireland has died in a jet-ski accident in France, according to reports.

Local French media reported that the 41-year-old was a Briton of Russian origin who ived in Northern Ireland.

He was holidaying with his family near Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near Nice.

It is understood he was driving a jet-ski with his three-year-old son as a passenger when he hit a wall just before 11am on Thursday.

The three-year-old boy is in intensive care in hospital.

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