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Man assists police after diver death A 41-YEAR-old Carrum Downs man was arrested in relation to the death of a man who was allegedly hit with a speed boat on 5 May. The man contacted police on 6 May. He was assisting police with their enquiries, and released. The man allegedly hit by a speed boat was struck in the water between Frankston and Mornington on Sunday, 5 May. The Blackburn man, in his twenties, was with another diver just before 1pm when he was allegedly struck by a speed boat. A passing boat picked up the diver and his dive partner and took them to Frankston Pier where they could get

medical assistance. Paramedics arrived at the pier in order to perform CPR on the injured diver, but he could not be revived. He died at the pier. The second diver did not require medical assistance. The death sparked a search for the speed boat driver, who had yet to be identified in the hours following the incident. A police boat and helicopter attended the scene, along with the Coast Guard. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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In the running: Frankston footballer Oran Jones is part of a side up for the team of the year award at the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards. Picture: Supplied

Footballers target disability sport award A FRANKSTON footballer and his teammates are up for the team of the year award at the 2019 Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards. 17-year-old Oran Jones represents Victoria as part of the 7-a-side Cerebral Palsy State Football Team.

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Jones was selected for that side off the back of his good form his clubs, Skye United and Mt Martha Soccer Club. The Cerebral Palsy State Football Team finished runner up in the All Abilities League last year, and finished runner up at the National

CP State Championships. Their next chance of silverware will be when they vie for the team of the year award. The Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards celebrates its tenth anniversary this season. The awards night will be held on 22 May.

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