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Twelve Year Old Girl Dies and Two Other Children Sustain Injuries in Boating Accident


July 11, 2019

WINSTON COUNTY, AL – According to an online news report at al.com, a twelve year old girl died and two other children sustained injuries in a boating accident that happened on Smith Lake. This is the second accident on that recently occurred on the lake.*

Marine patrol officers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) were dispatched to the scene of a boating accident late last week close to the Corinth Boat Ramp on Smith Lake in Winston County.  There were nine individuals that were on board of a nineteen foot deck boat watercraft, all from Pontotoc County, Mississippi, per a northern district assistant commander of ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division.

A twelve year old girl died in the accident, and a fourteen year old boy and another twelve year old girl sustained serious injuries.

On July 4th, a two boat accident happened on Rock Creek on Smith Lake late at night. Five individuals sustained injuries and one was transported to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries. One person is still missing from the crash.  Search efforts were stopped at 1 a.m. on Friday and were resumed once again in the later morning with the assistance of numerous agencies..

There are no further details on the accidents at this time.  The crashes remain under investigation by the local police.

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Source:https://www.al.com/news/2019/07/12-year-old-girl-dead-2-other-children-injured-in-2nd-smith-lake-boating-accident-in-as-many-days.html

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