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N.C. boater found dead

Posted June 7, 2010

— Authorities said Monday that they found the body of a boater after an overnight search near Currituck Sound.

The Coast Guard and the Currituck County Sheriff's Office searched 19.5 square nautical miles for the unidentified man after his 18-foot boat was found unmanned in Tull's Bay on Sunday night.


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  • Twittyfan Jun 7, 2010

    So sad and my thoughts and prayers are with the families at this time. Always wear a life jacket when in water no matter how good you think you can swim..

  • down by the pond Jun 7, 2010

    never boat alone. Wear a life jacket, have other flotation devices on board as well,,families want their loved ones to come home after boating.../fishing....

  • pebbles262004 Jun 7, 2010

    So sorry for the family of this man...:(