PWC Explosion Sends One Person to Hospital
An Iowa man is injured after the personal watercraft he is riding explodes near the two mile mark of McCoy Branch Cove of the Lake of the Ozarks. The Missouri Highway Patrol says shortly after noon on Thursday, 39-year old Todd Patterson of Washington, Iowa was attempting to dock a PWC when it exploded. The blast ejected Patterson from the watercraft. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. No word at this time on what may have caused the PWC to explode.