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Body of Henderson Co. man recovered from Cedar Creek Reservoir

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HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The body of a Henderson County man has been recovered from Cedar Creek Reservoir after a search on Thursday.

Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt told KLTV that the man's body was recovered on the Kaufman County side of the lake on Thursday afternoon.

The man's nephew was rescued from an island between Gun Barrel City and Seven Points on Wednesday. The nephew told authorities he was in a boat fishing with his uncle when the boat flipped over. Officials were able to locate the man's nephew on the island by tracking the GPS signal from his cell phone.

The identity of the drowning victim has not been released.

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