Man who died after boating accident drowned

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Published: Jun. 4, 2017 at 7:44 PM CDT
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A preliminary autopsy report released Tuesday says a man who died at a local hospital after a boating accident at Stillhouse Hollow Park in Belton drowned.

The death of Dustin Daugherty, 37, of Holland was an accident, the report says.

Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife game wardens and Bell County sheriff’s deputies responded to the lake just before 5 p.m. Sunday after receiving a report of the accident.

They found a sinking boat and a man who said his brother was still in the water.

Rescuers found Daugherty, brought him ashore and performed CPR, authorities said.

He was taken to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights where he was pronounced dead.

The boat was pulled from the lake on Monday.