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Man drowns in boating accident

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - A weekend drowning on Lake Palestine has been ruled an accident. Authorities say on Friday, 49-year old Roland Shelton, Junior was fishing on the lake, when his boat started taking on water and sank. Witnesses pulled Shelton out of the water, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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