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Weekend drowning victim identified

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A man is confirmed dead after a boat capsized at Fresh Water District Park on Lake Bob Sandlin.

According to District Police Chief John Prater, 51-year-old Benny Joe Ray drowned after his flat bottom boat capsized in high winds in excess of 35 mph, just after 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

Ray was pulled from the water and EMS crews attempted to resuscitate him. He was pronounced dead at Titus Regional Medical Center.

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