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9-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after boat reportedly falls on her in Sarasota

Posted at 1:24 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 17:08:25-04

A 9-year-old girl was airlifted to the hospital after a boat fell on her in Sarasota, authorities say.

Fire rescue responded to Ken Thompson Park just before noon on Tuesday.

Sarasota County Fire says a boat fell on a 9-year-old girl, and she was taken via BayFlite to an area hospital.

It reportedly involved the Sarasota Sailing Squadron. The group was lifting a small child's boat, when someone lost their grip and the boat hit the 9-year-old's head.

The condition of the girl has not been given at this time.

The story is developing. Stay with ABC Action News for updates.