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One person dead in boat accident on Lake Pontchartrain

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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (WWL TV) -

A sailboat accident claimed the life of an unidentified man in his early 20's Friday evening.

According to the St. Tammany Sheriff's Office, a small sailboat flipped over in Lake Pontchartrain near the mouth of Tchefuncte River around 5 p.m.

Another person who was thrown from the boat was rescued, said the sheriff's office.

Around 8:30 p.m., St. Tammany Sheriff's Office confirmed a body had been found.

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