Three Narrowly Escape Boating Accident on Jewett Lake Near Fergus Falls

Three Narrowly Escape Boating Accident on Jewett Lake Near Fergus Falls Click to Enlarge

Jewett Lake (KDLM) - Three people are lucky to be alive after narrowly escaping a boating accident by jumping out of their boat moments before collision.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that just after 9pm on July 4 a recreational ski boat struck a stationary fishing boat on Jewett Lake near Fergus Falls. The occupants of the fishing boat were able to jump into the water prior to the collision. The ski boat struck and continued onto the bow of the fishing boat.

No injuries were reported and alcohol is said to not be a factor.

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