Authorities: Teen killed in tubing accident on Smith Lake


DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was killed over the weekend in a boating accident on Smith Lake, authorities said.

The teenager was being pulled in an intertube on Smith Lake when the accident happened around 5 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's Marine Patrol Division.

The agency said it responded to the Winston County area of the lake.

Officials did not comment further on the circumstances surrounding the accident.

The victim was not immediately identified.

The agency was continuing to investigate.