Local Parasailing Accident Victim Fighting For Tougher Laws (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

March 24, 2014 Updated Mar 25, 2014 at 6:22 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- It's been almost nine months since two Indiana girls nearly lost their lives while parasailing in Panama City, Florida.

But now, one of them fights to protect the lives of others.

17-year-old, Alexis Fairchild, is working with Florida State Senator, Maria Sach, in hopes of creating tougher safety laws.

Watch the video above for more information.

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