Sailor knocked overboard, dies

Updated: October 13, 2012, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

GLOUCESTER, Va. -- Authorities say a sailor in the annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race was killed after a sail on the vessel knocked him overboard.

The Virginia Marine Police says 68-year-old Paul Stephen Case, of Racine, Wis., died after the Friday night incident off Windmill Point, near Gloucester.

The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports that Case was one of seven on the crew of the schooner that is home-ported in Pasadena, Md.

Officials say the crew of the 43-foot Cuchulain ...

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