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Boat crash kills one and injures 10 more in Miami

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This image provided by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue shows agents at the scene of a boat crash near Boca Chita Key, Fla. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. (Miami-Dade Fire Rescue via AP)

(MIAMI, Florida)– A boat crash Sunday night killed 17-year-old Luciana Fernandez and injured 10 more passengers off the coast of Miami.

According to Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue, eleven people were injured, four critically wounded, after the boat hit a channel marker and capsized near Boca Chita Key around 7 p.m.

Fernandez was one of those critically wounded during the accident and rushed to a local hospital. She died Monday from injuries sustained in the crash.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is the lead agency investigating the crash.