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A Steinbach man is dead following a paddle-board accident on Lake of the Woods.

Gary Dueck, 52, was pulled from the water by Ontario Provincial Police underwater search and recovery unit early Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman with the OPP confirmed.

It's believed Dueck had fallen off his paddle board and did not immediately surface near Pine Portage Bay at around 5 p.m. Monday.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for today at the Lake of The Woods District Hospital in Kenora.

No other details on the incident were available.

The investigation continues.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 21, 2013 A5

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