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Wego kite tubes recalled for safety reasons

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Two deaths have led to the recall of 19,000 inflatable rafts.  The rafts were sold under the brand name Wego Kite Tubes. There have been 39 injuries, including chest, back and facial injuries. Consumers should stop using them and call SportsStuff for a free replacement product at 866-831-5524.

Kite tubes are inflatable rafts tethered to the back of a powerboat. When the user pulls the handles, the tube becomes airborne, turning the rider into a human kite.

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