Boat crash at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri leaves 1 dead, 3 injured
Published: Aug. 22, 2022 at 10:37 AM CDT
MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV/Gray News) – A boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri Saturday night left one man dead and three others injured.
According to a release from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, officers investigated a crash at the 69-mile mark of the main channel of the Lake of the Ozarks at 9:10 p.m.
Officials said the crash happened when the driver failed to keep a proper lookout, resulting in a collision with a rock bluff and the death of passenger Thomas Mckown, 58.
Mckown was pronounced dead by a coroner a few hours after the accident.
The driver and two others were moderately injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.
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