Man hurt while jet skiing with family in St. Johns County dies from injuries

Police said a man who was critically injured in a jet ski accident in St. Johns County on Friday has died from his injuries.

George R. Brezina Jr., 63, was critically injured while jet skiing with his family in the Intracoastal Waterway south of the State Road 312 bridge on Friday afternoon.

The U.S. Coast Guard said it got a call about a man who injured his neck when he crashed into a sandbar on Friday around 3:15 p.m.

St. Johns County Fire Rescue picked him up by boat and took him to the hospital.

Brezina died from his injuries at UF Health Jacksonville late Friday.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is investigating the cause of the accident.

According to FWC, Brezina was on one jet ski and his wife and daughter were on another jet ski.

There was no collision between the two jet skis, FWC said.

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