Charter boat deckhand chokes to death during children’s voyage

(HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) — A deckhand on a charter boat choked to death in front of a group of schoolchildren, the Orange County Register newspaper reported. The 54-year-old man put a bait fish in his mouth as a joke, but it blocked his windpipe. The accident happened on the vessel Gale Force.
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By Professional Mariner Staff