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Fisherman dies after being hit by anchor, pulled overboard

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating after a 40-year-old fisherman from Shelburne County died Sunday night in a fishing accident near Georges Bank. Richard MacMillan Hiltz, 40, was a crewman on the fishing boat Nip n’ Tuck. He was from Port Clyde. Read more here 13:56

Bonavista man dies in fishing vessel incident

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2RCMP said a man has died at sea, off the Bonavista peninsula. Police said the incident happened on a fishing vessel on Friday, about 280 kilometres off the shores of Bonavista. Pleman Strickland, 42, from the Bonavista area, got caught in a fishing net, and was. The boat arrived back in the Bonavista harbour on Saturday afternoon. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning. cbcnews 09:01