PAGE, Ariz. – On June 28, a 5-year old boy was killed in a boating accident uplake from Bullfrog near buoy 110 by Tapestry Wall.
National Park Service spokeswoman Denise Shultz said the incident happened about 6:30 p.m., Friday, near the Tapestry Wall rock formation.
The child was riding in the bow of the boat, when the vessel hit a wave. The boy fell out of the vessel, was struck by the propeller and was killed instantly. Everyone on board was wearing a life jacket and no alcohol was involved.
The name of the boy who was killed has not yet been made public.
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