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1 dead after boating accident on Kentucky Lake

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One man is dead following a boating accident on Kentucky Lake Thursday afternoon.

According to Sgt. Garry Clark with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife the accident happened under the Eggner's Ferry Bridge when 51-year-old Timothy Clippard of Jackson, Missouri and another person were in a boat heading north on the lake.

The boat hit something under the water and the motor flipped up into the boat after impact and hit Clippard in the head.

He died at the scene.

The driver of the boat was not hurt in the accident.

Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. 

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