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Boating accident claims four lives in Houston County

Houston County authorities say four family members have drowned after their rented canoe either capsized or took on water Sunday evening.


The accident occurred on Houston County Lake near Grapeland.


Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens say the victims are two adult males, an adult female and a child around 7 years of age.


Reports say three of the four victims have been recovered, with one of the adult males unaccounted for. A search will resume this morning.

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