Breaking News Bar
updated: 7/10/2014 11:57 PM

2 Arlington Heights kids hurt in boating accident

Success - Article sent! close
Associated Press

TOWN OF MANITOWISH WATERS, Wis. -- A boating accident in northern Wisconsin has sent two children from Arlington Heights to the hospital.

The Vilas County sheriff's office says the accident was reported around 2:20 p.m. Thursday on Little Star Lake in the Town of Manitowish Waters.

An 11-year-old brother and his 12-year-old sister from Arlington Heights were being towed on a boat tube when they struck the side of a pontoon boat.

The children were taken to Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff with unknown injuries.

The children's names were not released. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.