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Boating accident


NELSON, Wisc. (KTTC-DT) -- 

A weekend boating trip has turned tragic.

It happened in Nelson, Wisconsin in the backwaters of the Chippewa River around 6 Saturday evening.

Police say they have recovered the body of a 57 year old man from Maiden Rock who fell from the boat after trying to pull start the motor.

He was found around 8:30 Saturday night in about 15 feet of water within 20 yards of where he was last seen.

His name has not yet been released.

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