Investigators: Boater dies after hitting unknown object

SPRINGFIELD, LA (WAFB) - An investigation is underway into the death of a boater in Livingston Parish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said a man died in a boating accident on the Blood River Thursday afternoon.

According to investigators, it appears the boater hit an unknown object.

The victim's body was found by another boater.

His identity has not yet been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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