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Authorities: 7-year-old dies in Oklahoma boating accident


WAURIKA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 7-year-old girl was killed in a boating accident on Waurika Lake in southwestern Oklahoma.

An OHP report says the girl, whose name was not released, was among nine people on the boat when she somehow ended up in the water near a boat ramp and was struck by the boat's propeller on Saturday.

The report says the girl suffered massive injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have not yet determined what caused the girl to be in the water, according to the report.


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