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Va. man dies from injuries suffered in Claytor Lake boating accident

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DUBLIN, Va. (AP) -- A Christiansburg man has died from injuries suffered in a boating accident on Claytor Lake.

James Downes' wife, Sabrina Downes, tells media outlets that he died Sunday night at a hospital in Roanoke.

Investigators say a bass boat collided with a pontoon boat driven by James Downes on June 30.

Four other people were treated for injuries and released.

Sabrina Downes says her family was returning from fishing when their boat was hit.

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