Girl dies after accident at Monroe Lake Sunday

Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are reporting that a young girl died at Monroe Lake over the weekend, after being hit by a boat propellor.

The 8-year-old was at the lake with her father and friends Sunday evening. After the injury, she was taken to IU Health Bloomington, where she was pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation. Conservation officers say that she was wearing a life jacket at the time of the accident.