Fort Myers Man Dies in Boating Accident, Cause of Death Unknown

The Miami Herald reports that four men and three dogs fell into the Caloosahatchee River earlier this month. The boating accident occurred when two boats tied together flipped over.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the United States Coast Guard initially and recovered three men and three dogs, but one of the men was still missing until several hours later, when they found the body of the 51-year-old Fort Myers man.

Officials say the boating accident victim‘s body showed no signs of trauma, and they plan to perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Source: Man found dead after boating accident, Miami Herald, December 19, 2009
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