Man Seriously Injured by Boat Propeller in Red Fleet Reservoir


A beautiful day on the water went south quickly in Uintah County on Tuesday afternoon. A boating party on Red Fleet Reservoir called 9-1-1 on a report of a serious injury to an adult male. According to Red Fleet Park Manager Josh Hansen, the staff at Red Fleet were quickly notified and assisted along with the responding ambulance. “This was a boating accident where an adult male received a laceration to the leg from the boat propeller,” explains Hansen. “The man was transported via helicopter to a Salt Lake hospital.” The accident took place Tuesday around 2:00pm. An update on the man’s condition has not been provided.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.