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07/02/03

Mabank Boy Dies in Water Accident

A 7-year old Mabank boy has died after an accident while swimming in a local lake.

It happended at Cedar Creek Lake Sunday afternoon. Authorities say Kaleb Tripp Godwin was swimming in a part of the lake called Jet Boat Cove when he got stuck underneath an inner tube.

Investigators say the waters in the cove are only about 3 feet deep. When relatives found Kaleb,  he was already unconscious. EMS transported Kaleb to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, where he died Monday.

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