A 4-Year-Old is Dead After a House Boat Accident on A Texas Lake

TEMPLE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A 4-year-old girl has died and her father has been listed in serious condition after being struck by a house boat on a Texas lake.

According to KENS 5 CBS in San Antonio, a father and his 4-year-old daughter were swimming at Temple Lake Park when a house boat backed up over them. Another guest at the lake called 911 shortly before 7 p.m. Friday night.

The two were taken to Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas. According to KENS 5, the little girl identified as Katlyn Oliver, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The father's legs were severed in the accident and he has been listed in serious condition.

Justice of the Peace David Barfield ordered an autopsy of the child Friday night.

KENS 5 stated that the driver of the house boat, Jason Stuart Bernal, was arrested and booked into the Bell County Jail. Charges are still pending.

Temple police are still investigating.

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