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Two teenagers hurt after watercraft crash at Lake of the Ozarks


Two 15-year-old girls were hurt on Sunday afternoon after an accident between a waverunner and a pontoon boat at the Lake of the Ozarks.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash happened at 12:30 pm on Sunday at the 2-mile marker of the Grand Glaize Arm of the Lake.

Troopers reported the two girls were on a 2013 Yamaha Waverunner when they went in front of a 2010 Playcraft and were hit. Both of the girls were thrown off the waverunner.

The report says both girls on the waverunner are 15 years old. The driver, from Jefferson City, was taken to Lake Regional Hospital with moderate injuries.

The passenger, from Russellville, was also taken to Lake Regional Hospital but then flown by helicopter to University Hospital with serious injuries.

Both girls were wearing a life jacket according to the report.

Osage Beach Fire Protection District said crews responded to the crash in a Facebook post along with Mercy Ambulance, Osage Beach Ambulance and Miller County Ambulance.

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