One dead, one missing after sailboat capsizes

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One man is dead and another is missing after a boating accident Friday on Virginia’s James River that sent 10 people into the water.

The boaters — six men and four women, all in their 20s — were aboard a 22-foot sailboat that left Deep Creek in Newport News on a midnight cruise following a party.

Investigators said the sailboat was equipped with vests and flotation devices, but they were not being used and there weren't enough for everybody aboard.

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