Child killed in Lake Norman jet ski accident

CORNELIUS, NC (WSIC) – A child was killed after two jet skis collided on Lake Norman Sunday.

North Carolina Wildlife Sergeant William Layton tells WSIC the crash happened near Ramsey Creek park Sunday afternoon and that two people were on each jet ski at the time. He says both of the drivers met the legal requirements to operate a jet ski. Another person received a broken leg.

All four people involved in the crash were under the age of sixteen. Layton declined to release individual ages. Names will not be released by officials. North Carolina Wildlife is still trying to determine what led to the crash.