Woman injured in boating accident

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on July 5, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 5 at 10:28 PM

TRAVIS COUNTY -- A woman was injured Friday afternoon when she was hit by a boat propeller.

The Travis County Sheriff's office says a man was driving a boat toward the shore at Starnes Island on Lake Travis and didn't see a woman swimming in the water. The boat's propeller cut her legs and backside.

EMS took the woman with serious traumatic injuries to University Medical Center Brackenridge. A lieutenant with the sheriff's office says EMS expects the woman to survive. 

Sheriff's deputties say no charges will be filed.

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