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Workers try to raise a salvage boat that sunk in 2012.

Bristol man drowns saving 5-year-old

Bristol man drowns saving 5-year-old

A Bristol man drowned trying to save his 5-year-old grandson off Spar Island in Mount Hope Bay Sunday. The Bristol Police Department was notified of a male who went missing around 3:28 p.m. Members of Bristol, Tiverton and Portsmouth fire departments, as well as the U.S. Coast Guard, Bristol Harbormaster’s Office, and the Rhode Island

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