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Coast Guardsman cleared in boating accident

A Coast Guard petty officer implicated in the 2009 boat collision on San Diego Bay that killed an 8-year-old boy on a recreational boat was cleared of wrongdoing.

He had faced a charge of dereliction of duty for his role as a lookout on the patrol boat that collided with an anchored pleasure boat on Dec. 20, 2009, killing Anthony DeWeese of Rancho Peñasquitos.

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