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Accident on La Salle Lake leaves one dead

Posted by wlpo on May 7, 2015

One person has died after a boat sank on La Salle Lake earlier this afternoon.

Conservation Police, the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office and the Seneca fire department responded to the scene around 1:30 today about a boat that had capsized in the lake, which is located south of Seneca. The boat allegedly sank due to rough water.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people on board when the boat sank were pulled to safety.

Police aren’t releasing names at this time pending notification of family.

The incident is under investigation by the Conversation Police and the La Salle County Coroner’s Office.

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