BUI Boating Incident Kills 13-Year-Old Boy

Police Investigation

A 13-year-old boy who was in the water at Hagg Lake in Washington County died after being hit by a boat on Friday.

The boy's name hasn't been released.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the boater, 21-year-old Hector Miranda-Bernal was allegedly under the influence of intoxicants when the boy was hit.

Miranda-Bernal was charged with: Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Boating under the Influence of Intoxicants (BUII), and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

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