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Boater's body recovered from Detroit River after accident

Posted: 8:19 AM, Jul 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-06 12:30:17-04

Detroit police say one man is dead after a boat struck a barge in the Detroit River Tuesday night.

The impact, according to police, caused a man to go overboard.

The incident happened around 10:45 p.m. 

There were two other people on the boat, but no one else was injured.

The missing man's body was found and recovered around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was believed to be 18 or 19 years old.