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Woman dies after jet ski crash in south Thailand

Operators often skirt licensing and insurance regulations to rent the vehicles to tourists.

world Updated: Feb 06, 2017 13:03 IST
Jet skis are popular on the beaches of Thai holiday destinations like Phuket.
Jet skis are popular on the beaches of Thai holiday destinations like Phuket.(AFP photo)

Thai officials said an Australian woman died after a jet ski collision with her companion off the island of Phuket.

Police major general Pattiwat Yodkwan, the investigator in charge of the case, said Sunday’s crash killed 20-year-old Emily Jayne Collie. He said her companion Thomas Keating was not injured.

Jet skis are popular on the beaches of Thai holiday destinations like Phuket. Operators often skirt licensing and insurance regulations to rent the vehicles to tourists.