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Man breaks neck jumping off boat in Ocean City

Posted at 6:36 AM, Jul 31, 2017

A Berlin man suffered life-threatening injuries after he jumped from an anchored boat near Ocean City Inlet early Monday morning.

Richard Wade Tesar, 30, was aboard a 22 ft. boat with six other people when he decided to jump off. He lost his footing, fell and broke his neck, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police.

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Police were called shortly after 1 a.m. Tesar was flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment.

The incident is under investigation.