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Two parasailers die off Oak Island Beach

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two visitors died parasailing off Oak Island Beach.

One witness said that two people were dragged for quite a distance and another reported there was a large gust of wind just before the accident.

The Coast Guard is handling the incident and have not released details of the tragedy.

Crews are working to remove the boat, which wound up on the beach.

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two visitors died parasailing off Oak Island Beach.

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