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Georgetown teen killed after inner tube slams into bridge

Allison Howell (Source: MySpace) Allison Howell (Source: MySpace)
Allison Howell (Source: MySpace) Allison Howell (Source: MySpace)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - An 18-year-old girl died Saturday after a boating accident in Georgetown County.

Coroner Kenny Johnson said that a boat was towing an inner tube carrying two girls on the Black River around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. When the boat turned, the inner tube then slammed into the Dunbar Bridge.

One of the girls, Allison Howell, was rushed to Georgetown Memorial Hospital where she later died from both head and body injuries. A 16-year-old girl was also hurt. Her condition is not immediately known.

The Department of Natural Resources is investigating.

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