RUSKIN, FL ( - One person was killed in a boating accident in Ruskin Friday evening.

The single vessel crash occurred off River Drive west of U.S. 41, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission official said.

Two people were on board the boat at the time of the accident, FWC spokesman Baryl Martin said. The medical condition of the second passenger is unknown.

The boat ended up in mangroves in southwest Hillsborough County. An initial report indicated the boat had flipped.

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