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Boat passenger dies after Miss. River accident

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A passenger has died after a boating accident in Plaquemines Parish.

The Coast Guard says the accident happened Monday between two flat boats on the Mississippi River near Pilottown.

Coast Guard officials tell WWL TV helicopters airlifted two passengers and brought them to the LSU Medical Center. CPR was performed on 1 passenger, but the other passenger died en route to the hospital.

A third passenger survived the boating accident with minor injuries.

The names of those involved in the accident have not been released.

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