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1 dead, 1 hurt in boat wreck on Lake James in Burke County

The Associated Press

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MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead and a second person injured after a boat wreck on Lake James in Burke County.


Wildlife officers told media outlets the boat struck a dock while going about 10 mph around 1 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities say four people were inside the boat. The two hurt people suffered head injuries and were taken to the hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead. Their names have not been released.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the boat to slam into the dock.

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