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Man dies trying to help tuber

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, June 14 2015 Jun 14, 2015 June 14, 2015 4:52 PM June 14, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Michael Vinsanau

WATSON, La. - An Opelousas man died Saturday of what appeared to be a drowning.

Ketni Thomas, 32, was allegedly trying to swim upstream to assist a distressed, younger tuber, when he became exhausted and went under water.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the Upper Amite River in Watson just after 3:00 pm. 

The LPSO is continuing the investigation.  


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