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Entertainment Country music star Alan Jackson's son-in-law dies after boating accident in Florida

09:51  14 september  2018
09:51  14 september  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

Canadian girl dies in California boat accident

  Canadian girl dies in California boat accident Canadian girl dies in California boat accidentThe San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office says Lia Rose Barakett was riding in a boat with family friends last Saturday when tragedy struck.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14:  Alan Jackson performs onstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame ) © 2018 Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Alan Jackson performs onstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame ) The son-in-law of country music star Alan Jackson died Wednesday following a boating accident in Florida, authorities said.

Ben Selecman, who was an assistant district attorney for the Davidson County District Attorney's Office in Nashville, suffered severe injuries during a boating accident and died Sept. 12.

The Eagles Soar Past Michael Jackson, Now Have The Best-Selling Album Of All-Time

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He was 28 and married to the singer's daughter, Mattie. Alan Jackson and family (L-R) Ben Selecman, Mattie Jackson, Dani Jackson, Denise Jackson, and Alexandra Jackson attend the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony to celebrate 2017 hall of fame inductees Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed And Don Schlitz at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on October 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum) © 2017 Getty Images Alan Jackson and family (L-R) Ben Selecman, Mattie Jackson, Dani Jackson, Denise Jackson, and Alexandra Jackson attend the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony to celebrate 2017 hall of fame inductees Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed And Don Schlitz at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on October 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum)

"He was really a rising star, and I'm sick that we lost him, but I'm grateful for every day that he worked for us because he was great," District Attorney Glenn Funk said Thursday.

Funk said the DA’s Office is "thankful for every day that Ben had the opportunity to serve the people of Davidson County. Our prayers are with Ben’s family. He will be truly missed."

Cambridge woman killed in Wisconsin car crash

  Cambridge woman killed in Wisconsin car crash A 20-year-old Cambridge woman was killed early Friday morning in a three-car collision in Wisconsin. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office announced on Saturday that Tatiana Blackburn was the victim in the collision.READ MORE: Waterloo girl killed in boating incident in southern CaliforniaThe Cambridge, Ont., native was the passenger in a vehicle in which Wisconsin State Troopers say the driver lost control and hit a median before spinning into traffic and being hit by a pickup truck before being broadsided by a delivery truck.

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