Mechanical issues are taking the blame for injuries to an Orrick man Tuesday on Truman Lake, in Benton County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a pontoon suddenly lunged forward and that’s when the seat a passenger was sitting in flipped backwards.
The man was thrown from the boat and investigators say he came down on the railing.
The man was taken to a Clinton Hospital with moderate injuries, but the captain was not hurt.
It’s unknown if the man who was hurt was wearing a safety device.