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During the final Elite event on Lake St.
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Pushing it to the final minutes, “I
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my Mercury 250 ProXS at 2: 30 p.m.
to make my final 25-mile run up Lake
St. Clair to check in at 3 p.m.,” he said.
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boat hit an underwater obstruction, and
a few hundred yards later he found his
boat sitting dead in the water. With only
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