13-Year-old Avon boy injured in boating accident

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ROCKVILLE, Ind. — A 13-year-old Avon boy sustained a severe deep laceration to his lower right leg while boating Sunday.

Emergency crews were call to Raccoon Lake in Parke County around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Conservation Officers say the boy was being towed by a pontoon boat on a tube when the rope became wrapped around his leg.

He was taken by ambulance to a waiting helicopter and was air lifted to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

His condition is unknown.

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