A 7-year-old girl was one of two poeple killed in a boating accident in the town of Eliot.

Newscentermaine.com reports the accident happened at around 8:15 Saturday night on the Piscataqua River. A 24-foot boat, driven by John Wickman, hit a buoy as it was pulling up to the Eliot boat landing. Killed in the accident were 56-year-old Laurie Stewart and 7-year-old Kaillen Wickman, both from Eliot. John Wickman and Kaillen's 5-year-old brother were injured in the accident. The brother is being treated at a Boston hospital.

Grief counselors were available at Eliot Elementary School on Monday, where Kaillen was in the first grade.


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