10-Year-Old Boy Killed During Boating Accident In Lake Villa, Illinois

A 10-year-old boy was killed on Saturday, July 28, 2012 during a boating accident in Lake Villa, Illinois.

The accident happened on Petite Lake at approximately 4:40 p.m.  The boy killed was Tony Borcia, of Libertyville.

The boy was riding an innertube being pulled behind a boat.  He fell off the innertube, and was hit by a second boat.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the July 29 Chicago Tribune article titled “Boy killed in Lake County boating accident identified” as well as the July 30 Highland Park Patch story titled “Boating Tragedy Hits Close to Home.”

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