On September 3, 2018 around 3:08pm, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding a boating accident at Bass Lake. Deputies responded to the scene along with EMS and located two victims, ages 32 and 7, in need of medical attention after being struck by a boat.
The 32-year-old male was transported to local regional hospital via ground ambulance, while the 7-year-old female victim was airlifted to a local regional hospital for treatment. The 7-year-old female was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The accident and circumstances of the collision remains under investigation. If anyone has information relating to this case, please contact the Madera County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 675-7770.