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FWC: Child dies after boat crash in Sarasota Bay

Two boats that were part of a youth sailing club practice crashed into each other, according to FWC.

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a boy died Saturday after a boating accident near the John Ringling Causeway Bridge.  

Two boats that were part of a youth sailing club practice crashed into each other near the bridge, according to FWC.

It happened before noon Saturday.

FWC said the teen was seriously hurt in the crash and later died from his injuries. 

The incident is being investigated by FWC. 

This is a developing story. Stay with 10 Tampa Bay for updates.

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