UPDATE: 9-year-old killed in jet ski accident on Lake Norman

UPDATE: 9-year-old killed in jet ski accident on Lake Norman

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on June 21, 2013 at 5:42 AM

Updated Saturday, Dec 21 at 8:37 PM

LAKE NORMAN, N.C. -- A 9-year-old boy was killed while riding on a jet ski on Lake Norman Thursday.

The boy was killed after the jet ski he was on collided with another jet ski while on Lake Norman Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened off of Camp Dogwood Drive near Sherill's Ford that's in the Mountain Creek area of Lake Norman.

The 9-year-old boy died on the way to the hospital, according to authorities. A 15-year-old girl was also injured in the accident and was taken to Carolinas Medical Center.

Authorities said both drivers were of age to operate a jet ski, and they both had taken the boating safety course.

No charges have been filed in the incident.


 

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