Tue. Dec 5th, 2023
A late-night outing on the water comes to an unexpected ending when the 2005 Searay being operated at the 8.5 mile marker of the Osage Arm in Miller County comes to an abrupt stop when it ran aground.
The water patrol division of the highway patrol says it happened shortly before 11:30 Friday night.
57-year-old Jeffrey Brown, of Sunrise Beach, had the boat on auto-pilot when the grounding happened. Brown was not wearing a safety device and escaped with no injuries. As for the boat, it did sustain some moderate damage.
Both, the Lake Ozark and Gravois fire districts were dispatched to the scene and Brown was given a lift home by fire personnel.