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Man's body found in burning field in Dade County

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DADE COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

A man's body was found in a burning field in Dade County Monday evening.

Sheriff Cross tells Channel 3 it appears the man was burning brush when he was overcome by the smoke.

No description of the man was given expect that he seems to be in his 60s.

It happened around 8:15p.m. on Spring Lake Drive off of Highway 136 West on Sand Mountain.

His name is being withheld until next of kin can be notified.

Sheriff Cross says it appears to be accidental.

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