Father and son killed in jet ski crash

August 2, 2009 12:12:00 PM PDT
A New York City man and his young son have died after the personal watercraft they were riding hit a dock. Nassau County police say 5-year-old Christopher Gopaul died early Sunday at a hospital.

Investigators say his father, 42-year-old Roopnarine Gopaul of Queens, lost control of the watercraft and struck a dock in Crooked Creek in Lawrence. He was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after the accident.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.


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