Boater kills 9 year old in hit and run crash on Lake George, police say

The driver of a boat that killed a 9-year-old girl in a hit and run crash on Lake George is one of five people taken into custody. The child was in a boat with her mom about 9:30 p.m. when they were hit by a boat driven by Alexander West of Lake George. He turned himself in 12 hours after the crash. Police believe he and friends had been partying at the annual Log Bay Day party, where more than 600 people packed a cove on the lake’s east side.