A Weeki Wachee mermaid nearly severed her leg in a boating accident.
Samantha Maywell, 24, is known as "Mermaid Samantha" at the Weeki Wachee park.
She apparently fell off a pontoon boat and into the propeller.
Maywell is in the hospital; there's no word on her condition.
Two other Weeki Wachee mermaids were with her at the time and weren't hurt.
Fish and wildlife officials are investigating the accident.
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