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Hazlehurst man still missing after falling off boat

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HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT) - The search continues for a missing Hazlehurst man who may have drowned in Williams Lake on Monday.

Divers and cadaver dogs searched the private lake about four miles south of Wesson.

According to Lincoln County officials, a man in his 60's was fishing with his wife when he fell out of a boat into the water.

Rescuers tried until midnight to find him and resumed the search this morning.

Authorities are calling this an accidental drowning.

 

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