Haverstraw police: Inner tube accident kills girl

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Police in Rockland say a 13-year-old girl was killed Monday while riding down a golf course hill on an inner tube.

Haverstraw investigators say the girl may have hit two trees while riding down the hill at the Phillip J. Rotella Golf Course. She was riding with a younger girl who suffered minor injuries, police say.

According to emergency officials, the 13-year-old was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, where she was pronounced dead from head and neck injuries.

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