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2 Windsor men dead after weekend boat accident

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Two Bertie county men are dead after a boat accident in Newport News, Virginia.

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says 52-year-old Phillip Smallwood and 51-year-old William Smallwood, Jr., both of Windsor, were killed Sunday.
     
The boat they were on capsized on the James River.
     
Police say three other people were rescued after the boat overturned.
     
Preliminary reports show the boat was overloaded by the five passengers and coolers.
     
The boat was swamped after the engine failed.
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