Mother and family dog are killed in late night boating accident in Pennsylvania and her three-year-old daughter is presumed dead after their vessel capsized

A woman drowned and her three-year-old daughter is presumed dead after their family boat capsized while sailing on a Pennsylvania river on Monday.

Madelyn Binkley has been identified as the girl who went missing, according to the Tribune-Review.

Authorities in Pennsylvania resumed the search on Wednesday, though officials say that ‘the child is presumed to have drowned,’ according to the York Daily Record.

Her mother, Mary Bredbenner, and a family dog died in the accident. Their bodies were recovered.

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Madelyn Binkley and her mother, Mary Bredbenner

Madelyn Binkley

Madelyn Binkley (seen left with her mother and right) has been identified as the girl who went missing. Her mother, Mary Bredbenner, and a family dog died in the accident. Their bodies were recovered

The girl¿s father, Cody Binkley, survived. Cody Binkley is Bredbenner¿s boyfriend. He was rushed to a hospital and treated for hypothermia

The girl’s father, Cody Binkley, survived. Cody Binkley is Bredbenner’s boyfriend. He was rushed to a hospital and treated for hypothermia

Authorities say that the family was on their boat as it floated along the Susquehanna River at around 10pm on Monday. The state¿s Fish and Boat Commission is investigating what caused the 12-foot boat to capsize

Authorities say that the family was on their boat as it floated along the Susquehanna River at around 10pm on Monday. The state’s Fish and Boat Commission is investigating what caused the 12-foot boat to capsize

The girl’s father, Cody Binkley, survived.

Cody Binkley is Bredbenner’s boyfriend. He was rushed to a hospital and treated for hypothermia.

Authorities say that the family was on their boat as it floated along the Susquehanna River at around 10pm on Monday.

Rescue workers called off their search late Tuesday after 12 hours in which sonar, cadaver dogs, and police helicopters were used to try and find Madelyn

Rescue workers called off their search late Tuesday after 12 hours in which sonar, cadaver dogs, and police helicopters were used to try and find Madelyn

Authorities in Pennsylvania resumed the search on Wednesday, though officials say that ¿the child is presumed to have drowned'

Authorities in Pennsylvania resumed the search on Wednesday, though officials say that ‘the child is presumed to have drowned’

The state’s Fish and Boat Commission is investigating what caused the 12-foot boat to capsize, according to WGAL-TV.

Binkley called 911 after the boat capsized.

Rescue workers called off their search late Tuesday after 12 hours in which sonar, cadaver dogs, and police helicopters were used to try and find Madelyn.

After the search was called off, volunteers continued looking for the girl.

Suspending the search was ‘not a call that anybody likes to make for the sheer fact that it’s not just a person but a child.

‘A lot of these guys have been out here all 12 hours and they need a break, they need sleep, they need to regroup,’ Swatara Public Information Officer John Kibe told WGAL.

‘They want to go out. They want to do what they can. But at some point, there has to be a time to call.’ 

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