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Woman struck by pontoon boat’s propeller dies

October 2, 2018

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has died after being struck by a boat propeller near a Florida beach.

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports 22-year-old Margaret Murray died Sunday, a day after the accident near Lido Key Beach.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports Murry was in the water Saturday afternoon when she was injured by the 27-foot pontoon boat. Paramedics responded and took her to a Sarasota hospital, where she later died.

Murray had been attending LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton after graduating from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, this year.

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Information from: Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, http://www.heraldtribune.com

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