California Man Injured When Struck by Jet Ski
A California man was injured at the Lake of the Ozarks Tuesday after he fell off a personal water craft and was immediately struck by another personal water craft.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 41-year-old Derek A. Place of Clovis, Calif., was at the 2.5 mile marker of the Grand Glaize Arm of the lake around 2:40 p.m., when he fell overboard and was struck by a 2018 personal watercraft that was following too closely. It was operated by 32-year-old Ian M. Place of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Derek Place suffered moderate injuries, and was transported to Lake Regional Hospital by Lake Ozark EMS.