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Boat Explosion Injures 3

Three people were taken to the hospital after a boat explosion at the Lake of the Ozarks Saturday afternoon.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the explosion occurred around 2:40 on the main channel at the 10.3-mile marker.

The boat was operated by 23-year old Travis P. Jones of Saint Charles when it experienced a mechanical failure in the engine compartment, causing the explosion.

21-year old Logan N. Waldow of Omaha, Nebraska, 22-year old Grace M. Wright of Saint Charles, and 23-year old Mariah E. Moceri of Foristell, Missouri, were all taken to Lake Regional in Osage Beach.


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