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Md. man found in creek died doing what he loved

Saturday - 7/27/2013, 5:35pm  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The father of a 25-year-old man found dead in a western Maryland creek says he believes his son slipped on a rock and drowned.

Corey Adam Clopein of Hagerstown was found in a shin-deep section of Conococheague Creek on Thursday. He had been fishing for bass.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown ( ) reports that Clopein's father, James Clopein, says his son died doing what he loved.

The Washington County sheriff's office, which is investigating, does not suspect foul play.


Information from: The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md.,

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