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Body found in Salem River waters following boat crash: reports

The man’s body was discovered following a boat crash on Little Misery Island on Saturday night, reports say.

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SALEM, MA — The body of a 65-year-old man was found in the waters of Salem Sound Saturday evening following a boating accident on Little Misery Island, according to multiple reports.

A rescue crew, with the help of a large search vessel and a helicopter, responded to the scene after a TowBoatUS representative received a call about an accident around 5 p.m., WCVB reported.

The cause of the crash is unknown, officials told 7News Boston.

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However, the Essex County District Attorney’s office told WCVB that no foul play is suspected in the man’s death.

This story is being updated.