Three hospitalized after Lake of the Ozarks boat explosion

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Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 1:16 PM CDT
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LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. (KY3) - Three people have been hospitalized with moderate injuries after a boat explosion Saturday at the Lake of the Ozarks.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that the explosion happened around 2:40 p.m. Saturday on the main channel at the 10.3-mile marker.

Investigators say the boat experienced a mechanical failure in the engine compartment, leading to the explosion.

Three women were sent to a hospital in Osage Beach for treatment.

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