Madison Lake, MN (KROC-AM News)- A 9-year-old boy is recovering after being flown to a medical facility as the result of an injury on a lake in southern Minnesota

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The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a boating accident on the northern shore of Madison Lake. The accident was reported on Saturday. 


Deputies determined the boy’s leg was injured by a propeller when he jumped off the back of a boat near a dock. The boy was flown from the lake to a nearby medical facility where he was treated for his injury

He’s since been released from medical care. Authorities say the boat was being operated by a friend of the boy’s family.

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