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Man suffers serious injuries in Mastic Beach boat fire, police say

A man aboard a motor boat in Mastic

A man aboard a motor boat in Mastic Beach leapt into the water after the vessel caught fire but still suffered serious injuries on Friday evening, police said. Credit: Christopher Sabella

A man aboard a motor boat in Mastic Beach leapt into the water after the vessel caught fire but still suffered serious injuries on Friday evening, Suffolk police said.

The 58-year-old, whose other personal information was not released, was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital after the fire broke out on the 1991 Sea Ray about 6:15 p.m.

Investigators are looking into what caused the boat to catch fire at the Mastic Beach Yacht Club. No further details were available.

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