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Man dies after boat capsizes in Port Allen

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Posted: Jun 1, 2011 7:57 PM by WBRZ Staff
Updated: Jun 2, 2011 4:19 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: drowning, west baton rouge parish, port allen, boat, sheriff cazes

PORT ALLEN- A man is dead in West Baton Rouge after a boating incident in the Intracoastal Canal.

It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday, just feet from the Port Allen Lock at the boat launch in Port Allen.

Sheriff Mike Cazes says Keary Jerard Hebert, 55, was trying to take his boat out of the water when it flipped over and pulled him under.

Hebert's body was recovered shortly after 8 p.m.

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