Prop injury after woman jumps overboard for hat

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A St. Petersburg, Fla., woman was seriously injured by a boat propeller after she jumped into the Intracoastal Waterway to fetch her hat, deputies said.

According to reports, the woman's hat flew into the water after the boat coasted into some rocks and as the skipper pushed off in idle speed, deputies said.

The skipper was not aware that Rienerth went into the water, deputies said. She was hit by the boat, pulled under it and then back up, sheriff's deputies said.

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