ESTERO, Fla. - A Naples teen died during training for a water skiing competition.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office says the Southern Extreme Water Ski Show team was practicing a new stunt, when 19-year-old Danny Michalik ran into the side of a boat. The team President, David Reinerstein, told deputies that Michalik was supposed to ski around the boat during the stunt.
The team was training at a lake next to Miromar Outlets in Estero, where the group normally performs.
Michalik was taken to a Fort Myers hospital with cuts on his head. He died the following day.
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