Man drowns in unusual boating accident

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

Longview,TX (KLTV) - An autopsy has been ordered in an apparent East Texas drowning. Investigators say 50 year old Jimmy Jackson of Harleton was loading a boat at Little Cypress Creek on Saturday. Witnesses say Jackson slipped, hit his head, and went into the water. Jackson was eventually pulled out of the water, but was pronounced dead at a Longview hospital.

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