First boating fatality of the season near Mansfield Dam
by KJCE Staff,posted Apr 2 2012 6:39AM
A 21-year old woman became the first fatality of Austin's boating season after being struck by a boat Sunday afternoon on Lake Travis.
Authorities responded around 5:30pm to a report of a woman struck by a boat near Mansfield Dam. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the woman's injuries were critical, nearly severing one of her legs. The victim was transported to UMC Brackenridge where she later died.
LCRA officials are investigating the accident. No information has been released on the victim's identity.