Valley Park man seriously injured after being ejected from jet ski

LAKE OZARK, MO – A man from Valley Park was seriously hurt this weekend in an accident while on the water at the Lake of the Ozarks, according to KJLU Radio.

The accident happened Friday afternoon when 31-year-old Zachary Strothkamp was riding a jet ski on the lake. He was riding over a wake and was thrown into the air before landing back on the jet ski.

The collision caused serious injuries to Strothkamp, according to the report, and he was flown to the hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

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