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Maryland woman dies in West Virginia kayaking accident

Maryland woman dies in West Virginia kayaking accident

Authorities have released the identity of a Maryland woman who died in a kayaking accident in northern West Virginia.

News outlets report the accident occurred Sunday on Red Creek in Tucker County when the woman's kayak hit a partially submerged tree and turned over. Her body was recovered downstream.

The Division of Natural Resources identified her as 56-year-old Nancy Kell of Hagerstown.

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