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Two dead in Mountain Island Lake boating accident

Two people are dead and two others were injured in a boating accident on Mountain Island Lake Sunday morning.

According to Medic, the accident happened near the 12000 block of Abernathy Road. Officials initially reported it as a drowning, but now are calling it a boating accident.

Medic said they pronounced two of the boaters dead at the scene and said two others were sent to Carolinas Medical Center in critical condition.

Officials said four people were on board when the boat appeared to hit some rocks around 1 a.m.

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