MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jed Copham, owner of Brainerd International Raceway, died Sunday after falling overboard from a yacht in Florida.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said authorities responded to the Sanibel Causeway to reports of a man overboard.

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After an extensive search that went late into the night, 46-year-old Copham’s body was recovered Monday morning from the water at Punta Rassa boat ramp.

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The investigation is ongoing, but police say the accident does not appear to be criminal.


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