Sunrise Beach Woman Dies in LOTO Boat Crash
A Sunrise Beach woman died in a boating accident Saturday night at Lake of the Ozarks.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2008 32-foot Crownline, piloted by 60-year-old Bobby G. Childers of Sunrise Beach was at the 24-mile marker of the lake around 7:40 p.m., when the vessel, being operated too close to the dock, struck a large wake, then struck the breakwater.
Childers suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Lake Regional Hospital by ambulance.
Passengers Curtis J. Wilke, 49, and Connor J. Wilke, of Kansas City, both suffered minor injuries and were transported to Lake Regional Hospital.
Passenger Nicolette L. McKenna, 44, of Sunrise Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:48 p.m., by Camden County Medical Examiner Crystal Lloyd.
The boat was totaled.
Osage Beach Fire and Ambulance assisted the seven Troopers on scene.