Officials want lights on jetty where Jose Fernandez crashed

MIAMI (AP) Miami officials want the U.S. Coast Guard to install lights on the jetty where Marlins star Jose Fernandez crashed his boat, killing himself and two others.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said in a memo Monday that the jetty where Fernandez crashed posed a serious threat to boaters. The Miami-Dade Police Department made the recommendation for lights.

The Coast Guard began a new analysis last fall of the Government Cut jetties at the southern end of Miami Beach. The new analysis has not been released, but a previous study found that navigation aids in the area met boaters' needs.

Fernandez and two other men died when the 24-year-old pitcher's 32-foot boat struck the jetty just after 3 a.m. Sept. 25. A toxicology report determined alcohol and drugs were a factor.

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