Teen killed in Coral Springs canal accident
08/21/2011 7:10 PM
08/21/2011 7:15 PM
CORAL SPRINGS – A tubing accident in Coral Springs has claimed teenage boy’s life.
Police spokesman Lt. Joe McHugh said there were two people being pulled on an inflatable tube in the C-14 Canal when it flipped near Coral Springs Drive. Both riders were thrown into the water.
McHugh said he was told by an officer on the scene that a 17-year-old boy never returned to the surface. Police divers recovered his body twenty minutes later.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has taken over the accident investigation.
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