Man dies after canoe capsizes in Sullivan

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SULLIVAN, Maine (WABI) - Searchers recovered the body of a canoeist in Flanders Bay in Hancock County.

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Authorities say two men were in the boat when it tipped over about 100 yards off shore near Ober Cove Road in Sullivan.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities say 36 year old of Robert Hill of Trenton was with a friend, planning to harvest clams.

Officials say the water temperature at the time of the search was just 52 degrees.

The man who survived swam to shore for help, Hill's body was found several hours later.

Authorities say it appears neither of the men was wearing a life jacket.