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Spearfish man collapses while fishing, dies

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Spearfish man is dead after collapsing while fishing at Pactola Reservoir and falling into the basin below the spillway.

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says the 39-year-old man was fishing with a relative Wednesday afternoon when he collapsed. Emergency crews removed him from the water but he was pronounced dead en route to a Rapid City hospital in an ambulance.

There is an autopsy is planned. Authorities did not immediately identify the man.


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