Teen Badly Injured After Boat Accident

Posted at 4:10 AM, Jun 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-23 04:10:43-04

BERRIEN COUNTY,  Mich. – A teenage boy cut his leg open after trying to climb back onto a boat Saturday afternoon.

It happened just before 5 p.m. on Bethany Beach in Berrien County.

Sheriff’s Deputies say the boy was tubing and tried to climb onto the boat when he cut open his leg on a boat prop.

He was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injures and did not need surgery.

Deputies are still investigating the incident, but they do not believe alcohol was involved.