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A weekend boating accident leaves a west Michigan man dead.


The Mecosta County Sheriff's Department says a 34-year old man from Cedar Springs drowned when his boat flipped over in the Muskegon River south of Big Rapids Saturday evening.


The man was wearing a life jacket, but investigators say it came off when the boat flipped.


The boater's body was recovered early Sunday morning in about ten-feet of water not far from where the boat was found.

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