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Altamonte Springs man dies in Clearwater boating crash

4-year-old girl in critical condition

A life guard keeps watch on the water on the opening day of New York City beaches May 27, 2006 in Coney Island, New York. With blue skies and warm temperatures, thousands of New Yorkers enjoyed a day at the beach. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

CLEARWATER, Fla. – A man was killed and a 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after their personal watercraft collided with a boat in the Intracoastal Waterway near Clearwater Beach.

The accident happened late Saturday afternoon. It's under investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

According to a news release, 52-year-old Craig Butz of Altamonte Springs was riding with the girl when it collided with the boat. The man was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

Authorities say the girl was flown to a St. Petersburg hospital.