Girl, 12, run over, killed by dad on ski boat, police say


Girl, 12, run over, killed by dad on ski boat, police say

NHSP Marine Patrol 12 Year Old Girl Dies in Powerboat Accident on Newfound Lake

NHSP Marine Patrol 12 Year Old Girl Dies in Powerboat Accident on Newfound Lake

Police in New Hampshire continue investigating the death of a 12-year-old-girl who was hit and killed by a powerboat driven by her father on Newfound Lake Monday morning.

New Hampshire Marine Patrol officials said the girl, whose identity has not been released, was water skiing about 8:30 a.m. when she fell.

"After falling, the boat operator, her father, returned to assist when his attention was briefly distracted", the statement said. "During that time the boat, travelling at a slow speed, passed over the top of the girl causing serious injuries to her torso".

The girl was visiting New Hampshire from Colorado with her parents and sibling, the girl's grandfather told WMUR.

The names of the girl and her father were withheld.