Young girl killed in boat accident at Monroe Lake

An 8 year old girl was killed yesterday evening when she was struck by the propeller of a boat.  

The girl was boating with her father and friends on Monroe Lake. She was wearing a life jacket at the time of the accident.  She was transported to IU Health Bloomington where she was pronounced deceased.

The details of this accident are still under investigation and will be released as they become available.  

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted at the scene by Monroe County Sheriff Department, Monroe County Coroner’s Office, IU Health EMS and Monroe Fire Territory.

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