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One dead in fishing boat accident near Longville

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LONGVILLE, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a fishing boat capsized near here Wednesday, drowning one man and forcing the other to swim for shore.

   Otter Tail Deputy Jim Iverson said deputies responded Wednesday at about 1:19 p.m. to a report of a man drowning after his boat capsized.

  Investigators found that the boat had capsized while fishing, leaving two men in the water.

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