A man who died following a collision between two boats on San Francisco Bay near Angel Island on Thursday afternoon has been identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office as 65-year-old Contra Costa County resident Michael Wells.
The collision between a sailboat and a 25-foot center console pleasure craft motorboat was reported to the U.S. Coast Guard at 2:09 p.m. and caused the motorboat to spin out of control until authorities could commandeer the vessel.
Wells, who was operating the motorboat, was ejected as a result of the collision. He was pulled from the water by witnesses but succumbed to his injuries.
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San Francisco fire officials said there were four people aboard the sailboat and none reported injuries.