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A Deadly Boat Accident Kills a Wiregrass Man

An Ozark man is dead after a weekend boating accident.  Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said 64-year-old Gary Tibbetts died and another man was injured Saturday when, for an unknown reason, their boat hit a tree that was leaning into the water in Franklin County.  An investigation is underway by the sheriff’s department and fish and wildlife authorities.