Man drowns while fishing in pond

5:25 AM, Apr 9, 2013   |    comments
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ARCADE, Ga. -- A man who drowned while fishing in a north Georgia pond has been identified as 51-year-old Robert Eugene Pittman of Athens.

Authorities say Pittman was fishing Saturday when the boat he was riding in capsized near Arcade - south of Athens. Jackson County Emergency Services Director Steve Nichols said Herald Pittman was not wearing a life jacket. Authorities found him in 20 feet of water about 20 yards from the shore.

(Associated Press)

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