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UPDATE: Lookout Mtn. man killed in boating accident

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: TWRA officials said a man has died after being hit by the propeller of a ski boat on Chickamauga Lake on Sunday.

Hamilton County dispatchers told Channel 3 it happened around 6:15 p.m. near Harrison Bay Road.

Investigators with the TWRA said 48-year-old, Wallace 'Neal' Gibson, of Lookout Mountain was in a boat with three other people.

He got out of the boat to wakeboard when the TWRA said he was struck by the propeller.

The TWRA says that they have taken blood samples from everyone on board, which is standard procedure. 

Stay with Channel 3 as this story develops. 

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