From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
WINSTON COUNTY — ALEA Marine Patrol Troopers responded to a boating accident on Friday, July 5, 2019, near the area of the Corinth Boat Ramp on Smith Lake in Winston County, according to Sgt. Chad Pate of the ALEA Marine Police.
The accident claimed the life of a 12-year-old girl, and injured another 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. Both of the injured teens were transported to the hospital, Pate said.
“It was a one vessel accident with nine persons aboard,” Pate said. “The vessel was a 19-foot deck boat style vessel.”
All involved were from the Pontotoc County Mississippi area.
The accident is still under investigation by ALEA. There is no further information available at this time.