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1 killed in Ocoee rafting incident

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POLK COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- A man is killed on the Ocoee River Sunday afternoon after flipping his raft.

A spokesperson for the Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park, Tisha Calabrese-Benton says the 37-year-old man flipped his raft in the Olympic section of the upper Ocoee around 12:30 pm.

He was wearing a life jacket and helmet.

Benton says the exact cause of death will be determined by an autopsy.

No other injuries were reported, according to Benton.

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