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Boating accident victim identified
A man is dead after a boating accident off Fort Pickens.
24-year-old Brett Keller and his friend, Brent Wilson, set off from the Navy Point boat launch Thursday.
A wave overturned their twelve-foot John boat late in the afternoon.
They were in the water for hours, clinging to the boat, with no means of communication.
Wilson told investigators that Keller took off his life vest around midnight.
Keller disappeared under the water about an hour later.
Wilson, made it to shore and walked miles to get to a phone.
Search teams found Keller's body near the Fort Pickens fishing pier Friday morning.