WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Boat Crash In Minn. Kills SD Woman, Injures Friend

View Comments
(credit: Jupiter Images)

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Minneapolis Preparing For A Busy Weekend
  2. 4 Things To Know For 7/10
  3. Hamel Rodeo Kicks Off 34th Year Friday
  4. Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets
  5. The Lowdown: Bieber Punished For L.A. Egg Throwing Incident

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A collision between a boat and a Jet Ski on a lake in southwestern Minnesota has killed a South Dakota college student and injured one of her friends.

Nobles County sheriff’s officials say 20-year-old Ashley Ann Engel of Sioux Falls died after a jet boat in which she was a passenger was involved in a crash with a Jet Ski Monday afternoon on Lake Okabena in Worthington.

Former Lincoln High School classmate, 20-year-old Tess Reit, was injured and airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. Her condition was not released. Authorities say a 20-year-old Sibley, Iowa man was driving the boat and suffered minor injuries. Friends say the man was Engel’s boyfriend. The ArgusLeader says the 21-year-old man driving the Jet Ski was not injured. Engel was a student at Dakota State University.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus