BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — State conservation officers say an 8-year-old girl has died after being struck by a boat’s propeller in southern Indiana’s Monroe Lake.
The Department of Natural Resources’ law enforcement division says the girl was pronounced dead Sunday evening at a Bloomington hospital.
Conservation officers say the girl was boating with her father and friends on the lake southeast of Bloomington when she was fatally injured. She was wearing a life jacket when she was struck by the propeller.
The accident remains under investigation and authorities say additional details will be released as they become available.
(This story was originally published on July 29, 2019)