VERO BEACH, Fla. -- The Vero Beach Police Department says a 15-year-old boy is dead after a boat accident in the Indian River Lagoon Sunday morning.
Police say the boy fell into the river when the boat he was on hit a wave while towing another person on either a wake board or skis.
Officials received an emergency call reporting the accident at 10:51 a.m. on Sunday.
Crews from the Vero Beach Police Department, Indian River County Sheriff's Office, Indian River County Fire Department and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission participated in the search efforts to locate the boy.
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