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Young girl struck by motorboat while swimming near Fiesta Island

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 6-year-old girl was struck by a motorboat Saturday while swimming near Fiesta Island, a San Diego lifeguard said.

The girl swam near the island's north shore at approximately 3:30 p.m., when she was hit by a 18-foot vessel, according to San Diego Lifeguard Lt. Nick Lerma.

Lifeguards responded to the crash but the girl's family ultimately took her to a hospital to be treated, Lerma said. The extent of her injuries was unknown.

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