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Boating Accident Claims a Prattville Man's Life

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WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - An Autauga County man was killed in a boating accident late Saturday night on Lake Martin.

Authorities said 22-year-old Patrick Cumbie of Montgomery is being held on charges of homicide by vessel and boating under the influence.

Police said the boating accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. on waterway near Real Island Marina.

The Alabama Marine Police said 62-year-old Donnie Tatum of Prattville was killed.

Investigators said the victim was aboard a pontoon boat when it was rear-ended by a vessel allegedly operated by Cumbie.

Four other people were also hurt, including the victim's sister-in-law, who was critically injured.

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