BRIDGEWATER, NH (CBS) — A 12-year-old girl visiting New Hampshire with her family died Monday after getting run over by a boat.
Zoe Anderson of Highland Ranch, Colorado was learning how to slalom ski on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire when she took a tumble onto the water.READ MORE: Brookline To Lift Outdoor Mask Mandate On May 21
Her father Sherwood Anderson was driving the boat, and he turned around to go pick up his daughter.
The report says that while he was going back for his daughter he was temporarily distracted by his hat blowing off of his head.READ MORE: Truck Drivers For Shaw's Supermarkets Return To Work
Anderson quickly put the boat in neutral when he realized he was still moving towards his daughter.
That maneuver was too late and the boat hit and passed over Zoe, causing serious injuries.
Her family was also in the boat at the time, lifted her out of the water and tried to give her CPR. But their efforts to help the girl were unsuccessful.MORE NEWS: NH Family Thankful For Amazon Driver's Act Of Kindness Caught On Doorbell Camera
The girl died at the scene and authorities are still looking into the incident.