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Name released in Lake Shetek fatal boat accident

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LAKE SHETEK -- A 49-year-old Lamberton man was killed in a fatal boat crash Sunday morning on Lake Shetek.

Perry Altermatt died after responders found a 21-foot fiberglass boat wedged under the bridge at Valhalla Road, according to a press release issued by the Murray County Sheriff's Office.

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Tamra Altermatt, 49, and Miranda Altermatt, 19, both of Lamberton, were transported to Murray County Medical Center.

The Murray County Sheriff's Office, Murray County Ambulance, Currie Fire Department, Lake Shetek First Responders, Minnesota State Patrol and the Department of Natural Resources were all dispatched to the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Murray County Sheriff's Office.

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