FORT MYERS, Fla - A family is mourning the loss of a child following a tragic boating accident.
Family and friends of 11 year old Michael Duda gathered inside their Gateway home Saturday. The family on vacation in the Keys when their son was thrown off a 17-foot boat and later hit.
It happened Friday.
A teen was operating the boat though no charges have been filed.
Investigators have ruled out alcohol played a role in accident.
The Duda family are active members of Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church and expressed their thanks to the community for their outpouring of support.