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Raleigh Man Burned In Lake Wheeler Boating Incident

Posted July 14, 2003 4:13 a.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man is recovering from burns suffered in a boating accident at Lake Wheeler Sunday.

Rescue workers said Daniel Stewart, 38, was in his boat around noon when the boat's cooling system overheated. He suffered second-degree burns after fluids from the cooling system got on him.

Stewart is recovering after being treated at WakeMed. No one else was injured.