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Girl dies from injuries sustained in lake accident

Sat., June 13, 2009, 5:09 p.m.

A 14-year-old Coeur d’Alene girl involved in a personal watercraft accident died Saturday as a result of her injuries.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department said she sustained extensive internal and head injuries after being ejected from the Yamaha personal watercraft she was driving on Lake Coeur d’Alene around 2:50 p.m. Friday. The girl collided with a 15-year-old girl from Pinehurst and both drivers had male passengers.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim and the accident is still under investigation.

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