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Forum staff reports , Published July 04 2013

Woman, 18, injured in watercraft accident

HAWLEY, Minn. – One woman was injured in a Jet Ski-style watercraft accident on Turtle Lake here.

At about 3:55 p.m. Thursday, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a boating accident involving two watercraft driven by 18-year-old female friends.

The watercraft collided, and one of the women was taken to a Fargo hospital by helicopter with what appeared to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office. The other woman was not .

The names of the drivers involved in the accident were not available. The crash is under investigation.