2 dead in southern Illinois boating incident

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CARBONDALE - Southern Illinois authorities say two people have died after a boating incident on Monday.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department says Terry Calvert, 63, and his grandchildren, ages 11 and 13, were fishing on Rend Lake.  Authorities say while the three were fishing, the 13-year-old fell into the water.  

Calvert attempted to help his grandson back into the boat, and jumped into the water to try and rescue him.  The 11-year-old stayed on the boat, and received help from nearby fishermen.

Authorities say Calvert was pronounced dead at a local hospital.  Search and rescue divers found the 13-year-old and brought him to shore, where he was later pronounced dead.
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