9-year-old killed in jet ski accident at Lake of Egypt

9-year-old killed in jet ski accident at Lake of Egypt
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LAKE OF EGYPT, IL (KFVS) - A 9-year-old girl died after she sustained injuries following an incident involving a jet ski on Wednesday, May 16.

According to Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke, the 9-year-old was pronounced dead at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

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The accident was reported to the Williamson County Sheriff's Department at 5:58 p.m. on Wednesday.

Lake of Egypt Fire & Rescue were called to the scene.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Williamson County Coroner's Office, Williamson County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois Department of Conservation.

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