Altamonte Springs man dies in Clearwater boating crash
4-year-old girl in critical condition
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.
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