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Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

There are 1 comment on the News Observer story from Jul 30, 2014, titled Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District. In it, News Observer reports that:

A statement from the Coast Guard says that of the 40 boating- or swimming-related deaths, 34 people were not wearing lifejackets.

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bigest looser

Herkimer, NY

#1 Jul 30, 2014
As a post coastie, I will never understand why most people do not wear a life jacket. It is like getting into a car without pitting on a seat belt.

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