The New Hampshire Marine Patrol says a 9-year-old boy was injured after falling from a boat on Little Squam Lake in Ashland and being hit by the propeller.
The investigation found that the child, who was wearing a life jacket, was sitting on the bow of the vessel with his legs hanging over the side toward the water when he fell in at about 4 p.m. Saturday.
Other passengers on the boat pulled him from the water.
The boy, whose name was not released, suffered injuries to his arm, lower leg and pelvic and groin area.
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The victim was first taken to Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth and later flown to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
His condition is not available.