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Columbus Area Woman Dies in Lake White Mishap

Posted June 29th, 2014 @ 11:12am

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is confirming that a 23-year-old woman has died from injuries suffered in a jet ski accident Saturday afternoon on Lake White, near Waverly.

A friend of the victim's family, says 23-year-old Alexandria Rich of the Columbus area, was on the jet ski with her boyfriend at the time of the 1:30pm accident. The jet ski reportedly hit the lake bank, throwing Rich from the jet ski and into a tree.

The accident occurred at approximately 1:30pm, and a medical helicopter was reportedly called in to evacuate the victim. A person claiming to have "personal knowledge of the details, said the woman died before the chopper arrived.

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