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Sean Kingston

Jet Ski Accident Caused

By Inattention, Inexperience

9/22/2011 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Sean Kingston
's near-fatal jet ski accident could have been avoided if he had bothered to take a boating safety class, or at least read the manual ... according to a newly released police report obtained by TMZ.

Investigators say Kingston's "inexperience" and "inattention" were solely to blame. The cops specifically called him out for not understanding basic boating safety procedures. They believe Kingston stupidly released the throttle while turning the steering wheel at the same time, causing him to lose control over the watercraft.

As we reported in May, the "Beautiful Girls" singer was critically injured when he crashed his brand new jet ski into a bridge in Miami Beach.

The three-month police investigation reveals just how close Kingston was to dying. According to the report, Kingston crashed into the bridge with such force, his head, arms and upper chest, left an imprint on the cement (see photo below).

Kingston was cited for "careless operation in an accident" and fined a whopping $180.

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47 COMMENTS

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16.

Joao    

"inexperience" and "inattention" is that the same as showing off being careless, irresponsible, inconsiderate and having a disregard of the life and safety of other?

1091 days ago
17.

HMMMM    

In other words, he is an arrogant dumbass.

1091 days ago
18.

diamonddave    

Lordy dont let this dude ride a motorcycle!

1091 days ago
19.

Rebecca    

I know it's not funny, but the imprint picture is so funny. Take a second to imitate it. You'll know what I mean then. That's what comedy is made of!

1091 days ago
20.

@uwantleroyslife    

so you gotta throttle into the turn? ok got it

1091 days ago
21.

There's a problem here    

duh

1091 days ago
22.

Oval Beach    

Sean who?

1091 days ago
23.

chris    

theres something to be said when you injur the cement you crash into...:)

1091 days ago
24.

Vicky    

You can rent a jet ski at any marina or any vacation resort WITHOUT any type of training at all. As long as you have a drivers license, they hand you the key. I've been on them and never had a lesson.

1091 days ago
25.

Tasidje Mamus Joy    

SO SORRY KING BUH NEXT TIME, MAKE SURE YOU TAKE LESSONS FIRST!

1091 days ago
26.

jackrodwlell83    

black people were only transported by not at the helm of watercraft for hundreds of years. hence inexperience

1091 days ago
27.

Tammy    

Did TMZ really need a police report to know this idiot was inexperienced?!

1091 days ago
28.

Mike    

How about being too fat for a jet ski? Maybe he had a sandwich in one hand and was reaching for a diet coke with the other...

1091 days ago
29.

spinner25    

TMZ, he did not leave an "IMPRINT" on the cement. To cause an imprint would require so much force that his body would have been dismembered and most of it smashed beyond recognition.

That's called a water/sweat TRANSFER. NOT an imprint.

Imprint by definition is a mark made on a surface by PRESSURE.

The marks in the photo have no depth. It's physically impossible unless the concrete wasn't firm. Which is physically impossible since it was weight bearing.

Seriously, TMZ. Get a dictionary and freakin' use it.

1091 days ago
30.

Tracy    

somebody call 911...

1091 days ago
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