Child Killed in Jet Ski Accident


by WCCB Charlotte

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Officials say a 9-year old boy was killed when his jet ski collided with another jet ski on Lake Norman.

The NC Wildlife Commission says that the two vehicles hit one another around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

The jet ski occupied by a nine year old passenger was operated by a 15 year old girl, who had taken the necessary boater safety class to operate the watercraft. She was transported to CMC with non life threatening injuries.

The boy died on the way to the hospital.


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