Man Who Died in Lake Marion Accident Identified

Officials have found the body of the man who died on Lake Marion Tuesday night.

Sumter County, SC (WLTX) - The Sumter County Coroner's office has identified a man who died in a boating accident along Lake Marion.

He is 27-year-old Marquille Miller of Dazell, SC.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources dive teams recovered Miller's body around 10:20 Wednesday morning.

SCDNR officials say he was out fishing on the lake Tuesday evening when the boat hit a railroad trestle, causing Miller to fall out. 

Miller's family spoke to News19, and said that he loved to fish, and was out on the lake with his son and friend when the accident occurred.

This is the second fatality on Lake Marion in the last three days.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning.

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