8-year-old Indiana girl dies after being struck by boat propeller

Posted at 9:18 AM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 10:18:30-04

MONROE COUNTY — An 8-year-old Indiana girl has died after being struck by the propeller of a boat Sunday.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says the young girl was boating with her father and friends on Lake Monroe when the accident occurred.

The little girl was transported to IU Health in Bloomington, Indiana, where she was pronounced dead.

The details surrounding the accident are still under investigation and have not been released at this time, although the Indiana Department of Natural Resources says the girl was wearing a life jacket at the time.

This story was originally published by Katie Cox on WRTV .