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Anne Arundel Co Fire crews recovered the bodies of missing jet skiers in Edgewater

Two jet skiers found dead
Posted at 5:50 AM, Jul 03, 2019

EDGEWATER, Md. — The Anne Arundel County Fire Department recovered the bodies of two jet skiers during a water rescue in Edgewater.

Crew were called to the South River, just off of Edgewater Drive, around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Officials said a man and a woman went out for a ride on the water around 1:30 a.m. Moments later, witnesses told officials that they heard a collision.

The department tells WMAR-2 News that when crews arrived they found a damaged jet ski, but not the two passengers. Investigators believe the jet ski crashed into a water pylon.

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Just before 6:00 a.m., authorities told WMAR-2 News that the two were found dead.

This comes after six people died in water related incidents over the weekend in the county.

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We will update this story with more information as soon as we get it.