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One Person Killed, Another Injured In Boating Incident

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – One person was killed and another was injured in a boating incident on the Cumberland River in Montgomery County Saturday.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency official Doug Markham said Stephanie Burns somehow got caught in the propeller of a boat, and was deceased when first responders arrived.

Officials said a 20-year-old man was also injured. The man, who has not been identified, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His condition has not been released, but officials said he's expected to survive.

Burns and the man were among several people on a boat.

Authorities were looking into whether alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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