LAKE ARROWHEAD (CBSLA.com)  —  San Bernardino Sherrif’s confirm that a tragic boat accident at Lake Arrowhead has claimed the life of a 5-year-old boy.

Arrowhead Lake Association lake patrol responded to the accident around 4:20 p.m. Sunday

Authorities said the boy was riding in the bow section of the boat while it was pulling a skier. When the skier fell the boat operator turned to retrieve the skier, but the child fell over the side and was struck by the boat as it turned to retrieve the skier.

The child reportedly suffered traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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