Victim in fatal boating accident near Tod's Point identified as Emily Fedorko

Greenwich officials have identified the 16-year-old girl killed in a boating accident Wednesday as Emily Fedorko. Police say four girls were tubing on the Long

Emily Fedorko was killed and another injured in

Emily Fedorko was killed and another injured in a tubing accident yesterday.

GREENWICH - Greenwich officials have identified the 16-year-old girl killed in a boating accident Wednesday as Emily Fedorko.

Police say four girls were tubing on the Long Island Sound when the accident happened near Tod's Point at around 2 p.m.

Officers say two of the girls were on board the boat and the other two were on a tube attached to the boat.

Police say the tubers got dislodged, and both girls were struck with the propeller when the boat turned to pick them up.

Police say Fedorko died at the scene and the other girl suffered a serious injury to her leg. She is at Stamford Hospital.

Greenwich Schools Superintendent William McKersie says Fedorko was a junior at Greenwich High School. He says the school and the entire community has been affected by the tragedy.

Police say Fedorko was a gymnast and was close with her two siblings. She was also close with the three other girls who were out on the boat with her.

Counselors will be available for the school community.

Police say they will be reconstructing the accident to help determine exactly what happened.

More on this topic

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The two women hurt in the crash were 1 Fundraiser started for women hurt in tractor-trailer crash
Authorities say it happened in the Springdale section 2 Stamford PD: Teens rob unlocked car in Springdale section
Aquarion Water Company says the 12-inch main on 3 Crews working to fix water main break in Greenwich
Police say two women from Stamford were badly 4 Police: 2 women injured after tractor-trailer hits car
Police say the robbery was at First County 5 Man wearing ghost mask robs Norwalk bank

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Police are on the scene of a serious Police: 1 girl dead, 1 injured in tubing accident

Police say a 16-year-old girl died in a tubing accident today in Greenwich. Another teen

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE