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    CBS2 Exclusive: Family Of Long Island Doctor Killed In Boating Accident Speaks Out
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    CBS2 Exclusive: Family Of Long Island Doctor Killed In Boating Accident Speaks Out

    October 12, 2019


    DEADLY FALL, HIS FAMILY SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY WITH CBS2’S JESSICA BORG. HE WILL BE SORELY MISSED. AND HIS FAMILY, AND BY HIS COLLEAGUES. Reporter: DR. RICHARD MA LUCCI WAS KNOWN AS RICKY, THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST DIED WHILE BOATING WITH HIS WIFE SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE LONG ISLAND SOUND NEAR MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, HIS CHILDREN AND SIBLINGS ARE IN SHOCK. MOST CARING, RESPONSIBLE, DEAR PERSON THAT EVER WALKED THE FACE OF THE EARTH. Reporter: MA LUCCI WAS AN AVID BOATER. HE WAS ON HIS 25-FOOT BOAT AT 6:00 AT NIGHT WHEN A DAY ON WATER TURNED TRAGIC. THE WINDS CHANGED. THE CURRENT, WHATEVER WAS ON THE SOUND, AND THIS HAPPENS. AND HE WAS ON THE TOP DECK AND LOST HIS FOOTING. Reporter: HIS WIFE WAS BELOW THE DECK AND HEARD THE SPLASH. ATTEMPTED TO THROW A LIFE RING OUT SEVERAL TIMES WITHOUT SUCCESS AND ULTIMATELY THE VESSEL DRIFTED ABOUT A MILE OR SO AWAY FROM WHERE THE INCIDENT OCCURRED. Reporter: DIVERS FOUND HIS BODY IN THE FRIGID WATER NEARLY ONE HOUR LATER. HIS FAMILY SAYS DOCTOR MELUCCI WAS DEDICATED TO HIS WORK AND SPENT COUNTLESS HOURS WITH PATIENTS IN PORT JEFFERSON. HE HELPED CURB THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC ON LONG ISLAND, HELPING HIS PATIENTS WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT. THEY DIDN’T HAVE TO GO ON HORRENDOUS OPIOIDS THAT SO MANY OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BECOMING ADDICTED TO. Reporter: NOW HIS FAMILY IS PLANNING TO BURY THE 43-YEAR- OLD FATHER, A MAN WHO SPENT

    Mother Of Uber Co-Founder Killed in Fresno Boating Accident
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    Mother Of Uber Co-Founder Killed in Fresno Boating Accident

    October 12, 2019


    NOW AT 6:00, THE MOTHER OF UBER CEO TRAVIS HAS DIED APE BOATING ACCIDENT. HIS FATHER IS UNSERIOUS CONDITION TODAY. HELLO, HELLO, I AM JUAN FERNANDEZ. I AM ELSA RAMONE. CBS 2’S JEFF NGUYEN IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM TONIGHT. JEFF? REPORTER: JUAN, TONIGHT, AFFECTERS ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF BON IF I. BONNIE, THE MOTHER OF TRAVIS, DIED IN A BOATING ACCIDENT YESTERDAY. THE FATHER, DONALD, WHO WAS THE LICENSE OF THE BOAT IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION TONIGHT. THE FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS THE COUPLE WAS RIDING A BOAT ON PINE FLAT LAKE WHEN IT HIT A ROCK AND SANK. BOTH WERE IN THEIR 70’S. THEY WERE ALSO LONG-TIME BOATERS AND SAY THEY MADE IT BACK TO SHORE WHEN HELP ARRIVED, THE MRS. WAS DEAD. AN AUTOPSY PLANNED FOR TOMORROW. THEY ISSUED A STATEMENT CALLING THE ACCIDENT AN UNTHINKABLE TRAGEDY. TRAVIS FOUNDED THE RIDE HAILING SERVICE. UBER SENT US A STATEMENT READING “LAST NIGHT’S TRAVIS AND HIS FAMILY SUFFERED UNSPEAKABLE TRAGEDY, THE THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH TRAVIS AND HIS FAMILY IN THIS HEARTBREAKING TIME. NEIGHBORS TELL US, HAS A BROTHER WHO IS A FIREFIGHTER AND THEIR MOTHER WAS PROUD HER FACEBOOK PROFILE SAYS SHE WORKED AT THE VENTURA COUNTY STAR AND THE LOS ANGELES DEALLY

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    Sailboat Operator Refuses Coast Guard Help Off Bradley Beach

    September 27, 2019


    PROBLEMS. WRITERS USE THE BX 24 BUSES AS AN ALTERNATE. ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT CITYWIDE, BE SAFE, DON’T TEXT AND DRIVE. A SAILBOAT GETS INTO ROUGH WATERS, THE OPERATOR REFUSES TO GET HELP FROM THE COAST GUARD AND A MAN ON SOURCE BODED — SPOTTED THE BOAT AND NOTIFIED THE COAST GUARD, WHEN RESCUERS ARRIVED THE MAN ON BOARD REFUSED TO TAKE A LIFE