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A Sale Creek man has died after a boating accident on Chickamauga Lake, according to a news release from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Officials responded to a call about a man in the water near the Patterson Road Access Area of Sale Creek at around 3 p.m. Saturday. The 62-year-old man, who was spotted by a family member, had been kayaking alone and was seen floating unconscious in over 10 feet of water, the release states.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office. The incident is under investigation.

- Compiled by Kim Sebring

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