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Kansas man dies in accident on Ark. lake

July 1, 2012

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— Authorities are investigating a watercraft accident that killed a Fort Scott, Kan., man in Beaver Lake in Carroll County.

Cpl. Matt Guthrie with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission told the Northwest Arkansas Times that 33-year-old Corey Larson died in the accident in the Hogscald Hollow area about 6 p.m. Friday.

Guthrie says Larson and a friend were riding personal watercraft when Larson stopped abruptly in front of his friend. He says the friend didn’t see Larson stop and his watercraft struck Larson from behind.

The Carroll County coroner pronounced Larson dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

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