12-year-old water skier dies after boat runs over her on NH lake

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BRIDGEWATER, N.H. — A 12-year-old girl was killed on Newfound Lake early Monday morning when the boat she had been on ran over her, police said.

According to the marine patrol, the girl had been water skiing behind her father’s boat when she fell into the water. As her dad circled back to pick her up, the boat slowly ran over her when her father’s “attention was briefly distracted.”

Police say the boat seriously injured her torso. She was pulled out of the water and taken to shore but couldn’t be revived.

Police are asking for witnesses to contact then at 603-293-2037.

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