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Bladen Co. man dies trying to impress girlfriend

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) — A 38-year-old man is dead in Bladen County after diving off of a pier and breaking his neck.

Bruce Smith with White Lake Police confirmed that Tony James was trying to impress his girlfriend Tuesday morning when he dove in water that was too shallow.

Officials gave James CPR, but it was too late.

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