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Two brothers die in boating accident in Page County

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The Daily News Record reports two brothers died in a boating accident on Sat. May 7.

The boating accident happened at Page County’s Government Pond.

The Department of Wildlife Resources received a report of an overturned canoe around 2 p.m..

Three brothers two 21 and one 19 years of age attempted to turn the canoe when the wind picked up and overturned their canoe placing all three men in the water.

One brother was able to swim to shore and call for assistance.

The Department of Wildlife Resources, Page County Sheriff’s Office, Page County Fire and Rescue and Stanley Dive Team were able to located the two brothers after a few hours search.

The identities of the three men has not been released.

None of the men were wearing life jackets.

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