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Man dies in Lake Lanier

Jet ski collides with boat causing accident

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A 34-year-old man died after his jet ski collided April 10 with a bass boat on Lake Lanier near Charleston Park.

The body of Yakov Shteyman, of Cumming, was retrieved from the lake later the next day near Six Mile Creek.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, Marine Unit, DeKalb County Police Aviation Unit, Department of Natural Resources Marine Unit and Aviation Unit took part in the investigation.

The investigation will take about 8-10 weeks and will include toxicology.


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