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Accident on Waterway Takes Boy's Life

Three teens out for a day of fun in the sun became involved in a boating accident that took the life of one young boy.

Police from a local department reported that the 17-year-old victim was being towed in an inner tube by one of his friends in a boat. The three were going through a canal in South Florida when the inner tube hit part of the passage. Due to the impact, the young boy was thrown off the inner tube and into the canal, which caused him to suffer fatal injuries. Police say that the young man died at the scene of the boat accident.

Officers investigating the accident have reported that alcohol neither drugs contributed to the accident.

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