2 injured in boat crash

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Vessels collide at Eagle Rock Marina

Two people were injured Saturday when two boats collided at about 9 p.m. at Eagle Rock Marina.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Rebecca Burt, 60, of Eureka Springs, Ark., was driving a 2000 Stratos southbound when her vessel struck the left rear of a southbound 2000 Javelin, being driven by Daryl Ickes, 47, of Washburn.

Ickes suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. a passenger on his vessel, Joseph Crain, 27, of Washburn, suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy in Springfield. Burt was not injured.

It is unknown if any involved were wearing safety devices. The Stratos sustained minor damage, and the Javelin sustained moderate damage.

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