CANTON — Officials say a woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a boating accident on Allatoona Lake.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources told news outlets that the accident happened Saturday afternoon.

Game wardens said a ski boat and a personal watercraft collided near the Little River Marina.

Authorities say the woman killed has been identified as 47-year-old Cheryl Lynn Shephard of Woodstock.

Shephard, who was the passenger on the watercraft, died at the hospital.

The man driving the watercraft was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He has not been identified.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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