Jersey collection for fisherman's family raises £9K

Condor Vitesse
Image caption Investigations are continuing into the accident

A collection by Jersey people for the family of a French fisherman killed in a ferry crash has raised £9,241.

Philippe Lesaulnier died when his whelk boat collided with a Condor ferry near the Minquiers reef off Jersey on 28 March. Two fishermen were rescued.

The Jersey Fisherman's Association will be sending the money to Mr Lesaulnier's wife and four children on Monday.

Investigations by French authorities and Jersey police into the crash are continuing.

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