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U.S. publishing executive dies in a boat crash off Italy’s Amalfi Coast

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ROME (AP) — A U.S. publishing executive has died in a boating accident off Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. identified her as 45-year-old Adrienne Vaughan, who was president of the company’s U.S. operations headquartered in New York. Italian state TV reported that the rented motorboat she and her family were on during a vacation to the popular tourist destination crashed into a sailboat Thursday. According to Italian media reports, the sailboat was carrying dozens of U.S. and German tourists, including some celebrating a wedding. Italian news agency ANSA says a blood test for the skipper of the motorboat tested positive for substance use.

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