Coast Guard looks at regulations for parasailing

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The U.S. Coast Guard, investigating an Aug. 28 parasail accident at Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., that killed two women, will make recommendations for regulation of the parasail industry, according to an article in the Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The two women died after the line connecting their parasail to a tow boat snapped. A gust of wind slammed the two women into the ocean.

The Coast Guard has scheduled three days of formal hearings into the accident this week in Wilmington, N.C., according to the article.

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