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DNR Investigating Boating Accident at Lake Delhi

The DNR is investigating a boating accident at Lake Delhi.

The accident involving a watercraft injured one person Sunday night around 7:30 pm.

The DNR says Gavin Cooper of Monticello was operating the watercraft when he hit a wave. The impact caused Cooper’s face to hit the handlebars, which caused facial injuries. The impact also knocked him off the watercraft – he landed face down in the water unconscious.

Cooper, who was wearing a lifejacket, was rescued by nearby witnesses and pulled from the water. He was transported to Regional Medical Center.

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