10-Year-Old Boy Dies Tubing In Northern Illinois

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LAKE VILLA, Ill. (AP) -Authorities in northern Illinois say a 10-year-old boy was killed while tubing on a lake in the northern Chicago suburbs.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police Sgt. Brett Scroggins says the accident happened Saturday afternoon. Scroggins says the boy died when he fell off the tube and was struck by a boat on Petite Lake, near Lake Villa in Lake County. Authorities say two other people were taken to hospitals with injuries that weren’t life threatening.

Authorities did not immediately identify the boy. The accident is under investigation.