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Canoeist Who Died Near Launceston Named

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 10:23am 4th January 2012.

The canoeist who died at Golitha Falls near Launceston has been named.

Qualified instructor Dave Smith was on holiday with his family from Stourbridge.

The 49 year old fell out as he rode a steep ravine.

He was airlifted to Derriford hospital on New Year's Day, but doctors could not save him.

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