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A Marion County man died after he fell from his boat into Green River Lake on Wednesday in Taylor County.

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook told 99.9 The Big Dawg that 64 year old John Switser drown after falling from the boat. Witnesses say that Switser's boat was traveling in circles when it was noticed that he had fallen from the watercraft into the lake. Switser's body was pulled from Green River just before 6:00pmET this afternoon. 
The boating mishap occurred at 11:00amCT on Wednesday morning near Emerald Isle Marina just off Smith Ridge Road in Taylor County.