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Ark. man dies in NE Minn. boat accident

ORR, Minn. (AP) - One man is dead and two others injured after two boats collided on a lake in northeastern Minnesota.

St. Louis County sheriff's authorities say an 84-year-old Arkansas man was killed when the boat he was driving collided with another boat on Pelican Lake just outside of Orr.

The victim - Leroy Czechowski of Royal, Ark. - died at the scene. He was alone in his boat.

Two men in the other boat were treated and released from a hospital.

The accident was reported around 4:15 p.m. Monday. It remains under investigation.

Orr is about 100 miles northwest of Duluth.

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