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Teen Hurt In Boating Accident

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NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ State environmental police are investigating a boating accident that injured an 11-year-old girl.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says the unidentified girl was thrown from a boat on Wyassup Lake in North Stonington on Saturday. She was run over by the boat and sustained head injuries.

She is being treated at Hartford Children’s Hospital after being flown from Backus Hospital.

Environmental officials say her condition is unknown.
Authorities say her uncle operated the 17-foot runabout ski boat. Three other people were on board.

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