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Man injured after boat capsizes at Eastman Lake

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A man believed to be in his mid- to late-40s was rushed to an area hospital after a boat he was fishing in capsized on Eastman Lake.

The victim, whose name is not being released, was with a friend on the boat when it capsized, sending the victim overboard.

He sustained injuries from the boat’s propeller, Madera County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Erica Stuart said.

He was conscious when paramedics treated him about noon Saturday at the scene, and was airlifted to an area hospital...


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