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Originally published Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 5:15 PM

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Sheriff: 1 dead after E. Wash. boating accident

The Lincoln County sheriff's office says a man is dead after a boating accident on Sprague Lake about 35 miles west of Spokane.

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SPRAGUE, Wash. —

The Lincoln County sheriff's office says a man is dead after a boating accident on Sprague Lake about 35 miles west of Spokane.

KHQ-TV reports ( http://is.gd/FNJeNv) that the sheriff's office says officers responding to a Tuesday afternoon report of two people washed ashore at the lake found a man and woman. The man was dead at the scene.

The woman was taken to a Spokane hospital and her condition was not immediately known.

Neither has been identified.

The sheriff's office says preliminary information indicates the two were in a power boat. The boat has not been located.

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Information from: KHQ-TV, http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3082888/

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