Four local men were in a fatal boating accident

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Shore Daily reports that four local men were capsized by a wave in a 16 foot boat.

The incident accorded off the shores of Chincoteague Island Sat. Jan. 22.

Two of the boat’s occupants were rescued by good Samaritans and then airlifted to a hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The United Sates Coast Guard was able to recover the body of Cory Alles of Bentonville.

Another 17 year old victim of the incident is still missing.

Authorities continue the search and will release additional information when it becomes available.

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