13-year-old airlifted after boating accident at Raccoon Lake

- Published: 27 June 2016
13-year-old airlifted after boating accident at Raccoon Lake

A youngster was airlifted to the hospital  after a Sunday evening sculling mischance.

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Indiana Conservation Officers and the Parke County Sheriff's Office reacted to a call at Raccoon Lake around 2:30 p.m. 

A 13-year-old kid's correct leg got to be caught in a tow rope after he tumbled off a tube being hauled behind an a barge vessel, as per preservation officers. 

His leg was "separated down deep down," as indicated by DNR officer Nathan Lutz. The high schooler was taken by helicopter to Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis with non life-undermining wounds.