Kansas man injured in wakeboarding accident

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

21-year-old airlifted from Point 25 on Table Rock Lake

A Wichita, Kan., man was injured Saturday at about 10:20 a.m. while wakeboarding near Point 25 on Table Rock Lake.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Hiep Nguyen, 22, of Wichita, Kan., was driving a 1996 Montura Runabout westbound when Dane King, 21, of Wichita, Kan., fell off a wakeboard he was riding in tow.

King suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was not wearing a safety device.

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