MCSO: 8-year-old girl killed in boating accident at Lake Havasu

LAKE HAVASU, AZ - An 8-year-old Cottonwood girl was killed while boating on Lake Havasu when she fell off a pontoon boat rented by her family and was struck by a propeller.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says Sarah Roderick was killed Monday while boating with her parents and siblings.

According to Mohave County Sheriff's spokeswoman Trish Carter, the accident happened around 3:40 p.m.

Authorities said the victim was wearing a life vest. She was transported to shore where she was pronounced dead. 

The accident remains under investigation.

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