Bobbie J. Brooker (Photo Courtesy: Brooker family)
HERMITAGE, Mo. - A 10-year-old girl suffered serious injuries in a Saturday night boating accident on Pomme de Terre Lake.
The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the victim as Bobbie J. Brooker of Lee's Summit.
The pontoon boat's driver was identified as 38-year-old William Brooker of Lee's Summit.
family of Bobbie Joe explained how it all happened
to NBC Action News Tuesday afternoon. According to family members, her dad and two uncles saved her life.
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Brooker decelerated and Bobbie Jo fell over the front of the boat, the report states.
The boat ran over her and the propeller injured her torso.
She was wearing a life jacket.
Bobbie Jo was taken to a Bolivar, Mo., hospital.