2 dead in Kaufman County boating accident

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KAUFMAN COUNTY - Two people are dead after a boating accident in Kaufman County Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the 1800 block of Kaufman county road, north of Terrell, around 7:15 pm.

Investigators say two men drowned trying to rescue others who were on board a boat that capsized in a water-filled quarry.

The men's bodies were recovered and taken to the Dallas County Medical Examiner.

Officials say both men were not wearing life jackets.